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EFFECTIVE February 8, 2016, THE SOUTH HALF OF THE NORTH SECTION IS CLOSED. All trails are closed south of Sister Bay/County Rd ZZ to Baileys Harbor with the exception of the section of Corridor 3 comi...read more
Sturgeon Bay High School is proud to announce the Class of 2016 honor graduates:  Valedictorian: Tina Guo Salutatorian: Levi Haight High Honors (top 10% GPA): Tina Guo, Levi Haight, Paige Fr...read more
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The Washington Island Ferry ice breaking operations are back to normal after two winters of difficult travel. Cold temperatures caused the passage way from Gills Rock to Detroit Harbor to be frozen ...read more
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It has been a celebration of culture throughout this year’s Door County Reads which concludes on Saturday. The book penned by Pakistani-American author Ayad Akhtar features some of the tr...read more
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As people are continuing to live longer lives, older adults are experiencing a role reversal with their children. According to the Family Caregiver Alliance National Center, an estimated 44 million ...read more
It wasn’t the prettiest Super Bowl, but the Denver Broncos rode their defense to a 24-10 Super Bowl victory. Former Wisconsin Badgers tight end Owen Daniels was crowned a Super Bowl champion a...read more
Bob Harlan, Ron Wolf, ted Thompson and Mike McCarthy each released statements over the weekend after Brett Favre was called to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Here is a look at what each of the Packe...read more
Sturgeon Bay/Sevastopol hab maybe their best meet of the season Saturday at the Eastern Wisconsin Conference meet.The best individual race for Sturgeon Bay/Sevastopol was the 200-yard IM. Will Hartm...read more
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The Door County UW-Extension office is introducing a program designed to get women stronger later this month. Developed by Tufts University professor Dr. Miriam Nelson, the StrongWomen Program empha...read more
FRIENDS OF THE STURGEON BAY PUBLIC WATERFRONT PRESS RELEASE - FEB 5, 2016 This letter is in response to the recent ruling by the Federal District Court to dismiss the lawsuit against the City of Stu...read more
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Studio 330 in Sturgeon Bay is offering three unique solo performances as part of the Live Winter Concerts starting at the end of January.  Hans Christian, owner of Studio 330, explains his purpos...read more
Nancy Kexel-Calabresa sends a BIG Thank-You to the many folks who rang the bell for The Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign in Sturgeon Bay and Egg Harbor this season.  Nearly 200 ringers donated ...read more
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Artists living and working in Door County say it has become a richly collaborative arts destination, offering ample opportunities for artists to showcase their work as well as consistently rotating an...read more
More than half of the Green Bay Packers starting lineup appears on this week’s injury report heading into play Sunday. The Packers list a season high 16 players on their list of walking wounde...read more
December 16, 2015 Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department Board of Directors   Gentlemen:   The guidance and decisions you provide as Directors of our Fire Department are likely influen...read more
A recent letter writer, who said he was "clearing the air" regarding the federal lawsuit against Sturgeon Bay initiated to block the construction of a new hotel on its west side, framed the ...read more
I will repeat what I stated in writing to the Mayor and Council members in October, 2015 regarding the Bay Ship request to close a portion of First Ave.    Simply stated the message was an...read more
Peter Annin Was Right!   About ten years ago, Peter Annin, well-known researcher and author came from California to    give a presentation at Bailey’s Harbor entitled, “...read more
I attended the “workshop” meeting at Southern Door on Monday, November 30.  There was a special presentation to the board by Carlson-Dittman regarding district employee pay and...read more
  Holly Days November 27-28, 2015 A celebration of the holiday season with Breakfast with Santa, a children's Elf Hunt, Mistle Dough shopping contest, horse -drawn wagon rides, caroling, old-f...read more
  WRA member Wulf loses temper at meetingThe WRA meeting at Sturgeon Bay City Hall was quite a spectacle today when committee member Wulf started raising his voice in a back and forth dialogue w...read more
With the westside redevelopment hotel project currently on hold because of a lawsuit filed in federal court by the Friends of Sturgeon Bay Waterfront, I thought this might be an opportune time to clea...read more
  On Friday, November 6th the State Senate was called into extraordinary session.  The State Senate meeting on a Friday is so rare that observers could be forgiven for wondering what t...read more
On September 14, 2015 concerned citizens packed the Old Town Hall in Fish Creek. Three members of the DNR were present. Eagle Tower was scheduled to meet the wrecking ball on November 11, 2015. In the...read more
  Sevastopol High School is having their fall musical this weekend reenacting the well-known book, movie and broadway show “Annie.” “Annie” is known for its catchy soundt...read more
Civil discourse. It's a topic that is featured quite often on this "Opinion" page. Don't we all wish that our representatives, and politicians and supporters of both parties would cooperate to get th...read more
  Shocking!   That, as reported by the GB-PG (10/27), Black students in Green Bay graduate from high school at only half the rate (44% vs 88%) as Whites. And the gap, ...read more
Dear Editor: The summer tourist driving and biking season was still in full swing in the middle of August when many roadsides were mowed to the full width of the highway right-of-way. The timing and ...read more
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Two Door County high schools are bringing popular musicals to their respective stages this fall. Sevastopol High School will feature “Annie” November 6-7. Southern Door High School will pr...read more
To all parties concerned,The Sturgeon Bay Legal Defense Fund is supporting the legal challenge by the Friends of Sturgeon Bay Public Waterfront in regards to the Original High Watermark determination ...read more
  (Sturgeon Bay, WI) – September 15, 2015 — The Miller Art Museum announced today the eight artists who received awards in conjunction with the organization’s “40th ...read more
Citizens of the state should be grateful for three state legislators, including our Rep Kitchens, R-Sturgeon Bay, given credit for, “preserving,” funding for the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship...read more
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Wisconsin Needs Redistricting Reform  Common Cause Wisconsin is a citizen lobby that advocates for clean, open government and campaign and redistricting reform.  The organization kindly all...read more
As a long time sailboat mariner myself, and native of Cape Cod, MA (an historical ships' graveyard), pleasure boaters' nautical complacency is not a valid excuse to shift blame to the...read more
The Miller Art Museum is pleased to announce the opening of its newest exhibit, the “40th Juried Annual,” on Saturday, September 12 with a free reception scheduled to run from 5 &ndas...read more
Altrusa International of Door County and well over 500 children participating in the Back-to-School Fair held August 8th, extend heartfelt appreciation to the many volunteers who generously donat...read more
Altrusa Says Thanks: Altrusa International of Door County and well over 500 children participating in the Back-to-School Fair held August 8th, extend heartfelt appreciation to the many volunteers who...read more
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Traditional food plays just a small role in the annual Kermiss being held at the Belgian Heritage Center in Brussels on Sunday. The annual harvest celebration is traditionally celebrated in the weeks ...read more
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Tickets are now available for Birch Creek’s upcoming fall concert series.  The series will showcase several faculty members at Birch Creek, and  Executive Director Mona Christensen bel...read more
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Corn mazes don’t usually open until the fall season, but Schopf’s Hilltop Dairy  is the exception.  The family-owned dairy and country store has opened its corn maze and owner De...read more
The Door County Maritime Museum is hosting the Door County Art League’s 29th Annual Members Showcase.  The exhibit opened Saturday and runs until October 18.  All Artwork selected...read more
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Hana Rass, a 23-year old native of Door County, won the fiddle championship at the Wisconsin State Fair in Milwaukee on August 8.  Rass played two pieces of music and placed first in the open cat...read more
Sometime in the past 2 weeks, my mom and dad's grave at St. Joseph's Cemetery was vandalized and articles stolen. I discovered it last evening when I went to visit them. This apparently has happened s...read more
The Miller Art Museum invites participation from both established and emerging visual artists, 18-years-old and older, who reside in the counties of Brown, Door, Kewaunee, Manitowoc and Oconto co...read more
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Dear Editor:   The Door County League of Women Voters urges residents of Sevastopol and Washington Island School Districts to support educational programs for their students in the upcoming sch...read more
To the editor:   Sunshine Week, March 15-21, marks an annual nationwide discussion about access to public information and the important role that we – the public – have in keeping o...read more
    As we experience Wisconsin’s literal death by a thousand fiscal cuts and Republicans are handing over another $3 billion in tax breaks and incentives to alrea...read more
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    Reading the reports of Representative Kitchens’ (R-Sturgeon Bay) comments, mostly in regard to school funding with his appearance on February 16 at Sevastopol School,...read more
Have you noticed that our public schools are struggling to survive financially? Please consider attending a very timely meeting that has great potential to impact the State of Wisconsin funding of pub...read more
Have you noticed that our public schools are struggling to survive financially? Please consider attending a very timely meeting that has great potential to impact the State of Wisconsin funding of pub...read more
Oh those pesky citizens.  They ask questions, show up at our meetings, and even read our meeting minutes.  And, worst of all, they have the nerve to ask questions about our processes.  ...read more
  By Roger Utnehmer DoorCountyDailyNews.com President and CEO   January 15, 2015       Two legislative proposals under consideration in Madison would inject politics...read more
The City Council needs to slow down in making a decision regarding the waterfront property at the foot of the Oregon Bridge, which previously was the Door County Cooperative property for many years. &...read more
TO: Sturgeon Bay Mayor, Council Members, Plan Commission Members, WRC Members and all City of Sturgeon Bay Departments Heads Re: Planned Unit Development for Sawyer Hotel Development, LLC, located at...read more
Transparency in government? No way! I'm talking about the abrupt, mysterious resignation of a Gibraltar principal after a meeting with the superintendent on November 24th. The school board ...read more
On 11/5/2014 the DCA printed a column authored by the president of something called the "Wisconsin Technology Council;" the gist of which was that due to the current tuition freeze, UW-Madison tuition...read more
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With technology ever evolving, the Algoma Public Library is helping its patrons bridge the knowledge gap. On the second Tuesday of each month, library staff members take an hour to help people sharp...read more
It was not a matter if he got in, but when. For Brett Favre, the time was now. Favre became the 24th Green Bay Packers player to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, joining Fo...read more
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The United States Department of Agriculture is expecting another big year from corn and soybean crops. Latest figures show American farmers harvesting 13.7 billion bushels of corn and 3.92 bushels of ...read more
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A local tradition kicks off this weekend when Brussels Town Park plays host to the 54th annual Belgian Days. The yearly event pays homage to the region’s Belgian roots with traditional foods and...read more
Letters regarding the November 4th Election must be received before 5:00 p.m. Friday, October 31st to be considered for posting. ...read more
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Door County senior citizens can now choose to receive a non-expiring ID. Wisconsin allows citizens who are 65 and older to obtain an ID that will never expire or need to be renewed. Seniors who woul...read more
GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com)– Junior guard Tesha Buck scored a game-high 23 points, including 16 in the first-half, and Green Bay used a 17-0 run to begin the second quar...read more
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The Miller Art Museum's ”40th Annual Juried Exhibition” debuts this Saturday.  A free reception is set for 5pm for the area artists to kick it off.  Executive director Elizabeth ...read more
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Farm machinery will be operating like it did a hundred years ago at the 33rd Annual Valmy Thresheree is this weekend.  The three day event starts on Friday, and according to organizer Ralph Boche...read more
Birch Creek Music Performance Center in Egg Harbor has joined Midsummer's Music Festival in offering their discounted tickets digitally to their DoorCountyDailyNews.com Shopping Show customers. Concer...read more
Citizens of Door and Kewaunee County, As Joe Majeski's campaign treasurer, I recently reviewed the candidate financial reports since July 29th, which can be reviewed online through the Government Acc...read more
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The 29th Fish Creek Winter Festival closed Sunday morning with one of its newer, but more colorful traditions. Dozens of runners gathered at Clark Park dressed in costumes for the seventh annual Fru...read more
The Sturgeon Bay Clippers came up empty handed on their road trip Saturday as they fell to Chilton 46-27. Rachel Miller led the way for the Clippers with 13 points. Chilton's defense stood tall in the...read more
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Milk prices that were at record-high levels in 2014 have dropped this year, bringing new economic pressures on the region's dairy farmers and lower prices at the grocery store.  Alex Stodola of S...read more
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Changes to the Sturgeon Bay event calendar will see the Door County Maritime Museum’s Classic and Wooden Boat Festival switch times and weekends. The annual event has been changed to correspond ...read more
I felt the section about whooping cough this morning (10/26) on DoorCountyDailyNews was irresponsible.  Please consider asking a physician or a nurse to present an alternate point of view.  ...read more
Great futures start here, at the Boys & Girls Club of Door County! Some of the youngest members of Boys & Girls Club are engaged in STEAM clubs that open up vast areas for exploration. STEA...read more
A rare feat was accomplished during the Knights of Columbus Council 2478 of Sturgeon Bay hosting the district Level free throw competition at St. John Bosco School Saturday.  Boys ages 9-14 who...read more
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Corn fields are sprouting throughout Kewaunee and Door County.  Rich Olson from Olson ARE Farms in southern Door County says the recent hot stretch of weather has benefited his crop immensely. [...read more
On Tuesday, July 14 at 7 p.m. student musicians from the Fine Arts Summer Bootcamp 2015 will be treated to a world class music concert by Door County’s Midsummer’s Music ensemble...read more
The Door County Advocate reported on 10/25/2014 that District 1 State Assembly candidate Joe Majeski joined the union picketing in front of Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay on 10/23.   Mr....read more
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In response to a recent community needs assessment, Door County is taking on a more proactive role in addressing mental health issues in the area.  In addition to working with area social suppo...read more
DAYTON, Ohio (GreenBayPhoenix.com) –Unable to overcome an early deficit and plagued by a season-high turnovers total, the Green Bay men’s basketball team fell 79-60 to Wright State on Satu...read more
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The cherry picking season has hit its prime time in Door County.  This year’s crop is producing  plenty of both tart and sweet cherries, according to Steve Wood of Wood Orchard Market ...read more
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Benefitting Door County charities has been enough to get a Northeast Wisconsin band back together for the last five years. The folk group “The Five Milers” originated in the Fox Valley whe...read more
To “undecided voters” of the 1st Assembly District: a fundamental question to help decide if and for whom you will vote: Do you want civility and collaboration and cooperation to be your A...read more
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Addressing rudeness and disrespect in everyday life will be the focus of the Door County Civility Project’s second workshop session on Monday. Entitled “What Hurt Was How You Said It,&rd...read more
The Luxemburg-Casco Spartans boys basketball team remained in first place in the North East Conference with a 76-52 victory over the Marinette Marines Thursday night.  Jake Zeitler and Nathan C...read more
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The Washington Island Art and Nature Center (ANC) is celebrating the end of its season with one last art show. In its 50th year, the ANC combines two different subjects in the friendly confines of its...read more
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Jacksonport will celebrate all things cherry this Saturday at its annual festival. The 21st annual Cherry Festival marks the return of last year’s helicopter rides and car show. Old favorites li...read more
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Regional artists can begin submitting their pieces of art to be judged for the 40th Juried Annual at the Miller Art Museum in Sturgeon Bay. The annual event attracts artists from Brown, Door, Kewaunee...read more
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Wisconsin dairy farmers are asking the federal government for help to retain enough employees for their operations.  Unlike their counterparts in other agricultural sectors, immigrants working on...read more
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Three groups will join forces this weekend to put on Olde Ellison Bay Days in the northern Door County community. Door County North, the Ellison Bay Service Club and the Liberty Grove puts on the annu...read more
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The YMCA of Door County is now in full swing on its annual campaign to raise $550,000. The money ensures that anyone interested in a YMCA membership can have one,  no matter their financial stand...read more
Luxemburg-Casco (LUCA) 40.00 Wrightstown (WRIG) 19.00106: Bryce Bosman (LUCA) over (WRIG) (For.) 113: Nathan Ronsman (LUCA) over (WRIG) (For.) 120: Garrett Jeanquart (LUCA) over Derick Bader (WRIG) (F...read more
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The Midsummer’s Music Festival dips into fall with its Labor Day Series that begins next week.  The series travels from The Clearing in Ellison Bay to the United Methodist Church during its...read more
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The crops of area farmers are looking good this year thanks to an abundance of rain and enough dry time for farmers to get into their fields.  Jim Wautier from Church-site Farms in Brussels says ...read more
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It may be just days since students and faculty first reported to the Birch Creek Performance Center, but tonight they will kick off the 2015 season. The Percussion and Steel Bands will play selections...read more
I would like to encourage voters in Door and Kewaunee counties to support Joel Kitchens for the Wisconsin Assembly on November 4th. In my opinion, Joel’s leadership qualities and the ability to ...read more
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The city of Algoma is celebrating its “bright spots” – individuals, businesses and organizations working to improve the overall quality of life in the community. Algoma School Dist...read more
The Department of Natural Resources Certified Hunter Education Instructors and Conservation Warden Chris Kratcha invite all individuals interested in hunter and firearm safety to enroll in one of four...read more
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City slickers can learn what it is like to live on a farm at the 34th Annual Dairy Breakfast this Sunday.  The breakfast is being held at the Thresheree grounds in Valmy.  Helen Ploor, membe...read more
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The sounds of unpacking instruments and bags are filling the air in Egg Harbor as students and faculty members report to the Birch Creek Music Performance Center this week. While faculty and other ens...read more
The Door County League of Women Voters urges residents of the Southern Door School District to support their school’s educational programs in the upcoming school referendum. Since 1993 the stat...read more
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If you see a red-bellied woodpecker at your feeder in the coming week, take note. You may help contribute to scientific research on the current health status of our feathered friends.  The Great ...read more
Southern Door was a 56-48 winner over N.E.W. Lutheran in Green Bay last night. The varsity girsl team continued their trend of improvement Thursday thanks to a Meghan and a Megan. Meghan LaCrosse scor...read more
In 1937 and 1938, the time frame between June 10th and July 10th was called the National Milk Month.   In 1939, June officially became “June Dairy Month” and focused on the promo...read more
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Midsummer's Music Festival is kicking off their silver anniversary season this weekend.  Russ Warren, marketing director, says this year’s opening gala performance will be special. [audi...read more
“Likable:” easy to like…having pleasant or appealing qualities. Having qualities that bring about a favorable regard: pleasant, agreeable. Source: Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary....read more
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The group Friends of the Sturgeon Bay Public Waterfront says the recent ruling by the Federal District Court to dismiss its lawsuit against the City of Sturgeon Bay was inaccurately interpreted by cit...read more
Effective at 1:00 P.M. on February 4, 2016, a trail segment of Corridor 1 trail is CLOSED from inter-section B6 (AC Tap) to inter-section B3, where it merges with Corridor 3 (near Sister Bay), due t...read more
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Area wineries are heading to their vineyards to harvest their crops. Many took advantage of the cool weather and sunny skies last weekend to start picking grapes to be made into their varieties of win...read more
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With the large amount of rain that has fallen in the area the past two weeks, farmers are finding it more difficult to get into their fields to get the needed work done.  Jim Wautier of Church-Si...read more
  Click here for the complete schedule for the Steel Bridge Song Festival...read more
“…and, as always, have a safe ride home.”  If those words ring a bell, you are one of the thousands of students who were educated at Sevastopol over the last 24 years.  &l...read more
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It was a great day for hockey in Door County. More than thirty teams from across Wisconsin and Illinois competed Saturday in the annual Door County Pond Hockey Tournament on Kangaroo Lake. It may no...read more
As of 6:00 Wednesday night all Kewaunee County snowmobile trails opened. The trails are considered to be in fair condition and riders are asked to be cautious and stay on the trails. The Kewaunee C...read more
Jauquet Dairy outside of Luxemburg is the “Lunch on the Farm” recipient in Kewaunee County in 2015. The Dave and Stacy Jauquet and Jeff and Sandy Jauquet families operate the farms.  ...read more
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Birch Creek Music Performance Center Steel Band Director Liam Teague joins an elite club this summer as he celebrates his 20th year.  Teague, the head of Steelpan studies and a music professor at...read more
As Mayor of Sturgeon Bay, I have seen the great things that can happen when government acts as an ally in helping businesses grow and create jobs. Our City Council and City Administrator have taken th...read more
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Wisconsin’s veterans are voicing their anger and frustration regarding new legislation, which could potentially eliminate some county veterans service offices. The CVSOs are often a lifeline to ...read more
EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 3, 2016, THE SOUTH WEST SECTION OF THE DOOR COUNTY SNOWMOBILE TRAIL SYSTEM OPENED AND IS LISTED IN FAIR CONDITION. THE SOUTH WEST, CENTRAL, AND NORTH SECTIONS REMAIN OPEN. PLEASE ...read more
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The Kewaunee County Fair will not have the same restrictions other organizers are facing because of the bird flu. Poultry exhibits at fairs in Barron, Chippewa, Jefferson, and Juneau counties are in q...read more
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The Midsummer's Music Festival will kick off their 25th season on June 12.  Russ Warren, marketing director, says the grand opening gala is called Romantic Legacy. [audio:5291590148-052915RussWa...read more
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The fat bike craze is in full swing in Door County and park supervisors are working to keep up with riders seeking snowy trail access. With super wide tires, fat bikes have greater contact with the gr...read more
Door County YMCA Volleyball scores are in from week 14 as postseason play nears. A pair of sweeps were recorded in the A League. An addition trio of sweeps took place in the B League Monday night. Her...read more
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The sounds of the season can be heard at venues in Sturgeon Bay and Fish Creek this weekend when the Peninsula Singers reprise their holiday concert. The 70-plus member chorus has entertained crowds w...read more
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A Sturgeon Bay girl made her community proud when she performed at the Wisconsin State Fair Junior Amateur Talent Competition last Friday. Isabella Dippel of T.J. Walker Middle School in Sturgeon Bay ...read more
        (MADISON, WI) - May 28, 2015 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director, Brad Pfaff, today announced that producer...read more
Birch Creek Celebrates Growing Musicians for 40 Years!   2015 marks a major milestone for Birch Creek Music Performance Center as it begins its 40th year of concerts, which showcase some of the...read more
Joe Majeski is running for the Wisconsin State Assembly representing the 1st District.  Joe Majeski is the person we need for this seat to represent this important part of Wisconsin. I have known...read more
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State lawmakers this week allocated funds to battle two growing concerns across the state – substance abuse and dementia. $2 million dollars in state grants will be made available for alternativ...read more
Door County's underwater hockey club, the Door County Sturgeons, for the first time sent 2 teams to the Can Am Midwest Championship underwater hockey tournament last weekend. The 2 day tournament was ...read more
Winter is traditionally a popular time for producer meetings. Field work is at a standstill and livestock, dairy, and crop producers have a little extra time to get out and learn more about their in...read more
Recent rainfalls have helped area farmers see their crops take root.  According to Enviro-weather, the Door and Kewaunee County area has received an average of 3.96 inches of rain since April 1.&...read more
The Miller Art Museum proudly presents: Wildlife Biennial XVII,an invitational exhibit showcasing the best in Wisconsin art depicting animal life and our natural world. The opening reception, whi...read more
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  Organizers of the 2015 Christmas bird count say it was a great success. More than 53 species were observed on December 19th in the Ephraim bird count circle alone. 38 bird enthusiasts ventur...read more
Not only are the waters of Green Bay national recognized for its world-class open water fishery, but the area boast the same type of recognition during the hardware season. Throughout the years, I h...read more
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Last week’s frost is to blame for crop damage across the region. Businesses ranging from wine vineyards to cherry and apple orchards are reporting at least some crop damage. Wood Orchard Market ...read more
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Ninety-four artists and hundreds of enthusiasts gathered Saturday and Sunday at Sunset Park for the annual Sturgeon Bay Fine Art Fair. Artists from across the Midwest  displayed their creations...read more
Dear Door County Residents: I am responding to the letter written by Richard Woldt in Wednesday’s Advocate in support of Steve Delarwelle.  This letter is in support of Lt. Tammy Sternard....read more
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For the 22 area students taking part in the Door County YMCA's Youth in Government program, civic engagement is serious business. Guest Correspondent Eric Natwick reports. [audio:20516123817-EricNatw...read more
Snow storm Bucky made it difficult on athletic directors Tuesday but some dates have already been rescheduled. The NEW Lutheran and Sturgeon Bay girls basketball game has been rescheduled for Monda...read more
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The hot and humid weather the past two weeks, has proved favorable for baling dry hay and harvesting small grains, according to the recent Wisconsin Crop Progress & Condition report from the USDA....read more
17th Annual Sturgeon Bay Fine Art Fair Taking Place Memorial Day Weekend The Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center is pleased to host the 17th annual Sturgeon Bay Fine Art Fair at Sunset Park May 23 and 24, 201...read more
Dear Editor, Joe Majeski, is running for 1st assembly. His integrity, ability to find compromise, and commitment to do what's right are well established in our community. Joe Majeski clearly understa...read more
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  Northern Door residents were lining up to fill up Friday at Jandu Petroleum’s newest BP Express location in Carlsville, where gas was just $1.04/gallon. Owner Renu Jandu said customers h...read more
Luxembrug-Casco nearly hit the century mark again last night in high school boys basketball. A 95-65 win over Fox Valley Lutheran featured a game-high 21 points from Jake Zeitler. Nathan Coisman fil...read more
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Farmers in the area are experiencing earlier than normal planting season, a much different story than it was last year.  Jim Wautier of Church-Site Farms in Brussels credits a drier than normal s...read more
Birch Creek Music Performance Center’s jazz guitar instruction is built on mentorship and live performance, and this successful educational model was recognized for the third consecutive year wi...read more
Is it in the public interest that state employees be unionized?   It's a question that I would like both candidates for the 1st Wisconsin Assembly District to answer.   I fear,...read more
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Governor Scott Walker has signed a bill that allows hunters to wear fluorescent pink in addition to blaze orange during hunting season. The bill passed with bipartisan support, making Wisconsin the ...read more
All games, meets and practices have been called off for Door and Kewaunee Counties school districts tonight. All basketball, wrestling and swimming events will be rescheduled but make-up dates have ...read more
Hi, I am one of the Dairy Ambassadors for Kewaunee County’s Dairy Promotion Committee. We have three dairy ambassadors, one for each city in the county: Algoma school district (Renee Ebert), Lux...read more
On May 15, the world famous Pro Arte Quartet returns to Door County to kick off the Midsummer’s Music 25th Anniversary Season.  The Pro Arte Quartet is often praised for its energ...read more
It’s a lot easier to buy a seven-member state supreme court than it is a 132-member legislature. That explains why so many outside groups are spending so much money to influence the Wisconsin S...read more
There are plans in the works for Tractor Supply Company to open in the old K-mart building in Sturgeon Bay.  The City of Sturgeon Bay Aesthetic Design and Site Plan Review Board will hold a mee...read more
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Below freezing temperatureshave allowed Ice Fishing Anglers to set their tip-ups and start jigging in their shanties.  Gary Nault of Gary’s Guide Service and the voice of the Ice Fishing ...read more
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The Cherry harvest season in Door County continues.  Plenty of orchards still have cherries on the trees left to be picked.  Steve Wood of Wood Orchards in Egg Harbor says this year’s ...read more
The Door County String Academy is launching a major fundraising campaign.  The String Academy, formerly the Peninsula Music Festival Youth String Program, is a stand-alone non-profit th...read more
Last week I received two expensive full-color negative brochures attacking Joe Majeski.  They were from a lobbying group called the Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce (WMC) located in Madison. ...read more
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Northern Door County will have activities to beat the winter blues for residents and visitors alike this weekend.  The 3rd Annual Winter Carnival in Bailey’s Harbor and the Fish Creek Win...read more
The Pro Bowl may be the worst “All-Star Game” of any professional sport. The risk of injury coupled with the lack of intensity, the number of players that decline the invitation and the ...read more
Interpreting Scissors Cutting Results 1) Set harvesting goals. Match forage quality to animal needs. We recommend that alfalfa forage quality be 150 RFV for milking dairy herds and 120 to 130 for heif...read more
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Artist Doc Ranly has kept his promise to reopen his maritime art gallery in Sturgeon Bay.  Losing all of his artwork in the fire almost one year ago in the Harbor Shoppe building on the west side...read more
Hi Folks...Thanks for the opportunity. I am honored to be a candidate for the 1st Assembly.  As a school psychologist, medical clinic administrator and 24 year principal, I have always tried to ...read more
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The recent heavier snow falls can mean a greater risk of injuries when it comes to removing snow from your driveway or sidewalk. For those who wield a shovel for the job, the task can translate int...read more
A terrific showing for Southern Door Youth Wrestling this past weekend with the team placing third in Wrightstown on Saturday and first in Two Rivers on Sunday. Individual results are as follows: W...read more
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Farmers rely on their county UW-Extension offices to give them new information in their field. It is why many in the industry are worried about a possible $6.9 million dollar cut to UW-Extension servi...read more
    Egg Harbor, WI – Birch Creek Music Performance Center is pleased to announce that tickets for the 2015 concert season are now available for purchase at www.birchcreek.org.  ...read more
  Do you have an acceptable Voter ID? Does your neighbor? Grandparent? Think about the people you know who may not have the most common form of ID: a Wisconsin driver's license. Often these ar...read more
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The Boys and Girls Club of Door County celebrated its partners and its members of the year Thursday morning during its annual Community Appreciation Breakfast held at Stone Harbor Resort. The club r...read more
Southern Door wrestled a varsity dual tournament at Sheboygan South over the weekend. Coach Jerry Englebert said, "It was good to get a couple of young guys back to help fill some holes and gain some ...read more
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Fantasy meets education over the next two weekends in Egg Harbor for the Door County Renaissance Faire. The annual event reaches out to families and people interested in role-playing to experience the...read more
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Ashley Wery and Rebecca Vandertie were honored with state degrees and senior gold level awards Wednesday evening during the annual Southern Door FFA Awards Banquet and Parent Recognition Night. Over 1...read more
  In June and July of this year it was my honor and privilege to serve on the United Way of Door County’s Community Investment Committee. It is this committee’s responsibility to r...read more
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A recent trend of businesses making their storefront windows glow with LED lighting may not make its way into the area. Businesses in large metropolitan areas like Green Bay and Milwaukee have exper...read more
Area wrestling squads squeezed in a few extra matches before state regional meets start February 13. In Pulaski, nearly every Luxemburg-Casco wrestler brought home hardware at the Pulaski Invite. 195...read more
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The Birch Creek Music Performance Center will be holding a fall concert series starting September 19th.  Executive Director Mona Christensen hopes the festival will expand the center’s perf...read more
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For the first time in generations, the number of Wisconsin dairy farms is below 10,000. The Wisconsin Ag Connection says that the current number of dairy farms in the state is sitting at 9,929. Rich O...read more
    (Sturgeon Bay, WI) – April 21, 2015 — The Miller Art Museum (MAM), Sturgeon Bay, WI, revealed the award winners of the “41st Annual Salon of Door County High Sch...read more
  Thanks to Republican Joel Kitchens and Democrat Joe Majeski for accepting our invitation to debate. Both candidates for the First Assembly District seat will face off in a 90-minute debate ...read more
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Businesses are being warned to be on the lookout for counterfeit money being used in the area. The Sturgeon Bay Police Department has arrested one individual on five counts of uttering a forged docu...read more
The Southern Door Eagles nearly outscored the Chilton Tigers three-to-one in both halves in its 65-24 victory on Saturday. The Eagles did much of its damage from behind the arc, registering six three...read more
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The State of Oregon is debating a bill that would limit farm antibiotics in Oregon and Rich Olson, Owner of Olson R Farms in Door County says he only uses antibiotics for his cows when needed and that...read more
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Sturgeon Bay High School art students used their talents to help make the lives of children around the world a little brighter. Twelve pieces of art were donated to The Memory Project, a Madison-bas...read more
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A bill currently in the Wisconsin legislature has one Democratic lawmaker worried the state might have its own water crisis in the near future. The proposed bill, AB554 would make it easier for the ...read more
GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com)– Sophomore Jessica Lindstrom scored a game-high 19 points and 13 rebounds and junior Mehryn Kraker added 14 points and 10 rebounds,...read more
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The Rural Enterprise Network (REN) is offering small family farmers in Kewaunee County an opportunity to get their products in front of the community. The grassroots citizens group will host a farmer&...read more
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The Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra sponsored by Michigan Tech is coming to Algoma as part of a tour.    The Orchestra is a combination of students and community musicians from Keweenaw, Mi...read more
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The Door County Board of Supervisors will have their say on the repurposing of an old highway shop into a new senior center and emergency services building this month. During the Door County Propert...read more
The Luxemburg-Casco Spartan hung on to defeat the Fox Valley Lutheran Foxes 43-39 Friday night in North East Conference girls basketball action on 96.7FM WBDK.  L-C took a 31-14 lead into halftim...read more
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The World Dairy Expo in Madison has featured some Kewaunee County flair this week.  Jordan and Whitney Ebert of Algoma saw their four-year-old Holstein win first place in its class and named Re...read more
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One of the largest Czech celebrations in Northeastern Wisconsin returns this weekend to Kewaunee. The annual Northeastern Wisconsin Czech/Kolache Festival sees thousands of kolaches sold every morning...read more
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Farms are getting bigger in general, but the impact of family farming has not changed.  Jim Wautier of Church-Site Farms in Brussels says it doesn’t matter the size, family involvement will...read more
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The Door County Maritime Museum is offering free admission for local families every Sunday for the remainder of March. All you need is your driver's license and an hour or two for exploring the museum...read more
Now that Republican candidates have been reduced to one I want to comment on the pre-Primary League of Women Voters Forum. As candidates answered a wide range of questions, it became self evident that...read more
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With U.S. Representative Reid Ribble announcing last weekend that he will not seek re-election for the 8th District, Republicans will be looking for candidates to step forward to keep the seat. ...read more
The Luxemburg-Casco Spartan Boys dominated the Clintonville Truckers 92-55 Friday night in Clintonville.  Jake Zeitler poured in 22 points while Spencer Kanz added 16 points and eight rebounds ...read more
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It is still too early to tell if the recent cold temperatures will create problems for local orchards. Overnight temperatures have dipped below freezing in some areas, causing frost to form on fields ...read more
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Studio 330 in Sturgeon Bay is hosting two evenings with internationally-recognized electronic musician Robert Rich this weekend.  Rich is an ambient musical genius who will perform a solo concert...read more
We’re living in a sausage-centric society. (I dare you to try saying that three times fast!) Restaurants are popping up all over Chicago that focus on the mighty sausage and all types of charcu...read more
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With the crop planting season a few months away, area farmers are working to get their farm equipment up to speed and ready for the new year.  Rich Olson of Olson ARE Farms in southern Door Cou...read more
In Packerland Conference girls basketball last night, the Algoma Wolves blew out the Sturgeon Bay Clipppers 78-15 and the Oconto Blue Devils defeated the Sevastopl Pioneers 64-39....read more
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When new Implements of Husbandry laws go into effect this November, farmers might notice a few new changes to how they have to operate on area roads. Farmers will not have to worry about permits to cr...read more
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Emily Irwin is the newest member of The Ephraim Historical Foundation, a non-profit founded in 1949 with a mission to preserve the history and beauty of Ephraim. The new Marketing and Volunteer Direct...read more
What appeared to be a record crowd at last week’s Shanty Days in Algoma proves organizers really know how to put on a great event.  From litter, traffic and crowd control to a well-organize...read more
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Princess stories and beloved fairy tales are being brought to life on the ice at in Green Bay next week.  “Disney on Ice presents Dare to Dream “will be featured at the Re...read more
As of January 29, 2016, Trail Status and/or Conditions listed below have been updated for the Door County Snowmobile Trail System: The SOUTH WEST SECTION of the Door County Snowmobile Trail System wi...read more
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A local book author has brought a flavor of Door County to a classic Christmas story.  Carol Davis has written and published a book called “A Door County Night Before Christmas”. ...read more
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“Legally Blonde, The Musical” is being performed at the Door County Community Auditorium this weekend by Gibraltar High School.  Devin Thomas, Assistant Director, says the musical is ...read more
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Wisconsin is experiencing the steepest drop in the region when it comes to the number of new farmers according to recent census data. The U.S. Census of Agriculture reported 27.5% drop in farmers in o...read more
The Sturgeon Bay City Council killed an attempt to revisit an earlier decision to close portions of First Avenue and Jefferson Street to facilitate the purchase of Palmer Johnson Yacht buildings by ...read more
The boys and girls varsity basketball teams played at Stockbridge for a non-conference double header Thursday night. The Pioneers came away with a clean sweep including an 80-51 win for the boys and...read more
With the month of July coming to a close, be sure to stop down by the harbor for Kewaunee's "Music in the Park."Sponsored by the Kewaunee Chamber of Commerce, the musical showcase will take place at H...read more
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Kewaunee County farmers are looking at ways to address their winter manure spreading after every municipality passed the Public Health and Groundwater Protection Ordinance earlier this month. Over 80 ...read more
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It’s Future Farmers of America week and local book author and “Oak Street boys” member Hans Feld shares a unique story about how he was able to join the FFA his senior year at Algoma...read more
Dear Editor: We here in Kewaunee County look forward to the day when the League of Women Voters (LWV) can bring pre-election candidate forums to our county.   The 1st Assembly Forum held in sou...read more
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Last month 28 people died in Wisconsin traffic crashes, which made it the second safest month of January in terms of traffic fatalities since World War II, according to the Wisconsin DOT.  Sher...read more
The Luxemburg-Casco Wrestling team had all the answers Thursday night against Waupaca. A 76 – 3 win over the Comets was a night where the Spartans flirted with perfection. Here is a look at th...read more
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Area apple orchards are only waiting for a few varieties to become ripe for the picking. Macintosh, Cortland, and honey crisp varieties are starting to come off the trees this week. Hillside Orchards ...read more
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The Community Foundation Lobby Gallery Spring Opening is this Saturday in Sturgeon Bay.  Artists Lynn Gilchrist and Chad Luberger will have their respective paintings and pottery on display..&nbs...read more
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Kristy Pagel hopes to reach women beyond agriculture when she speaks at next week’s Ladies Ag Power Brunch hosted by the Kewaunee County Economic Development Corporation. The two-part presentati...read more
I would like to encourage every voter in Door and Kewaunee Counties to vote for Joel Kitchens.  I had the opportunity to work with Joel for the past eight years as Superintendent of the Sturgeon ...read more
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Although the Winter Storm Warning for Door and Kewaunee Counties expired at 6 am this morning, area highway departments warn motorists that driving conditions can still be dangerous.  John Ko...read more
GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – The 22nd-ranked Green Bay Phoenix women’s basketball team took to the Kress Center floor on Thursday night, falling 58-56 to the Oakland Golden...read more
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Kinnard Farms in Casco is fighting back claims that the 4,000-cow dairy farm is polluting drinking water wells. Lee Kinnard says the farm has not read the letter sent to the Environmental Protection A...read more
Popelka Trenchard’s Glass studio and art gallery in Sturgeon Bay is a myriad of bright colors – glass vases and sculptures line shelves, lit by glass light fixtures, accentuated by big, ...read more
It's common for people to eat when they feel stressed. Most often, the foods of choice are high in carbs, sweet, and fall into the junk-food category. When you feel stressed out, try eating foods that...read more
Civil Discourse An Occasional Attempt to Restore Civility to Our Civic Discourse   By   ROGER UTNEHMER President and CEO DoorCountyDailyNews.com   February 2, 2016   &n...read more
The Luxemburg-Casco Spartans travel to Appleton to play the Fox Valley Lutheran Foxes in a North East Conference girls basketball game Friday night.  The Spartans (8-3, 9-6 overall) are coming ...read more
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Consumer demand for organic produce and livestock continues to grow and Door County agriculture is keeping pace. Wisconsin has the second highest number of organic farms in the nation. It ranks first ...read more
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In the wake of Tuesday’s Kewaunee County Public Health and Groundwater Protection ordinance approval, a local environmental advocacy group wants action. Kewaunee Citizens Advocating for Responsi...read more
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Recently, the Miller Art Museum, in collaboration with Write On, Door County, hosted “Writings on the Wall,” a quiet writing session inspired by the museum’s current exhibit, “...read more
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The Bank of Luxemburg opened their temporary branch location in Kewaunee Tuesday.  The bank will be constructing a new branch building in Kewaunee later this year.  The temporary location ...read more
Julius Peppers, Clay Matthews, John Kuhn, and Josh Sitton were all drafted onto the same Pro Bowl team last night. They will play for “Team Jerry Rice” coached by Andy Reid and the Kansa...read more
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When The Depot Performing Arts Center closed in April, Rogue Theater co-founders Stuart Champeau and Lola DeVillers were forced to scramble to find a new home for their plays. The opening of Rogue The...read more
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Drier than normal conditions are getting area farmers closer to planting in their fields.  Jim Wautier of Church-Site Farms in Brussels says the soil temperature is a big part of when farmers can...read more
Door County strategic priority number one is to “promote a diverse and growing economy producing high quality jobs.” How does Door County government work to achieve this lofty priority? W...read more
Last month on January 28 in Beaumont, Texas, almost 200 students and staff got sick.  After examining their symptoms, it was concluded that the school had a carbon monoxide leak.  According ...read more
An all-expenses paid trip to Hawaii to coach the NFL Pro Bowl will have to be missed by Green Bay Packers Coach Mike McCarthy. The team released the following statement yesterday: “Head Coach...read more
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Family farms continue to play a big role in the business climate of Wisconsin, but also in the lives of the farmers that work them.  However,  the Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Li...read more
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Russ Warren is the newest member of Midsummers Music Festival, kicking off their 25th year with a celebration July 12 at Birch Creek. [audio:22615112516-Russ1.mp3][/audio] Jim and Jean Berkenstock, ...read more
July 11, 2014 Dear Editor: I am writing to shed some light on an issue that has come to the fore with this election cycle. It has long been the policy of the Door County League of Women Voters to co...read more
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The plans for an agricultural educational building to be built by the Kewaunee Schools District is facing legal obstacles with city ordinances.  The Kewaunee Plan Commission may or may not have t...read more
Constructing a 14-game winning streak and boasting a 17-2 overall record, the Green Bay women’s basketball team entered the USA Today Coaches Poll Top-25 for the first time since the 2012-13 sea...read more
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Door County is home to countless music venues. At Birch Creek Music Performance Center in Egg Harbor, you can hear internationally acclaimed artists as well as the talents of local youth. More than 2...read more
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Midsummers Music Festival is putting up the Big Top for the 25th Anniversary celebration this Sunday at 2pm at the Berkenfeld Estate in Baileys Harbor.  Russ Warren, Marketing Director, says the ...read more
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The weather is starting to warm up, but do not worry about the dairy cows quite yet. Milk production on average does not fluctuate much on a yearly basis. Amber Hewett of Kinnard Farms said during tod...read more
  St. Joseph's in Sturgeon Bay mass at 7 pm has been cancelled. The meeting of town officials scheduled for 5:30PM in the DC government center has been cancelled. The Door Peninsula Astronomic...read more
The top two teams squared off in the A League this week in Door County YMCA Co-Ed Volleyball. Nicolet Beach Concessions swept Music Masters to put even more distance between themselves and the rest ...read more
Farmers in Door and Kewaunee County, as well as throughout the state, will now have until April 7 to update yield history or reallocate base acres.  The additional seven day extension was given b...read more
The Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center is currently seeking artists, crafters, and vendors for its 2015 festivals and events. Dates and times for are as follows:  Sturgeon Bay Fine Art Fair — 1...read more
Door County strategic priority number two is to “exercise sound financial management and build the County’s fiscal strength while minimizing the property tax burden.” Last month, wh...read more
The Luxemburg-Casco Spartans pulled away in the second half to defeat the unbeaten Wrightstown Tigers 76-60 in a huge North East Conference game in Wrightstown Tuesday night.  The Spartans trai...read more
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The legacy of Norbert Blei will be celebrated when Write On Door County dedicates “The Coop” at its annual open house this weekend. Blei was an accomplished writer and the host of “T...read more
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As farming practices have changed from generation to generation, so has the way the soil needs to be treated. Many farmers have relied on soil conservation farming to help revive the earth. Randy Eber...read more
  Dear Sturgeon Bay Community, Thank you for the past eight years. It has been a privilege to serve the community as the superintendent of schools and as a city alderman. I would like to tha...read more
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The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a winter storm warning for Northeastern Wisconsin including Door and Kewaunee Counties, but its actual impact is still anybody’s guess. Sno...read more
Southern Door lost their second game of the Packerland Conference schedule Tuesday night. An 84-82 loss at Oconto was a tough pill to swallow for Eagles players, coaches and parents. Mitchell Gerren...read more
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Faculty members are picking up their instruments to help their students afford a summer full of music. The Birch Creek Music Performance Center will feature Jazz II faculty members Mardra and Reggie T...read more
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Midsummer’s Music star pianist, Jeannie Yu has been invited by the government in Beijing, China to teach and perform later this month.  She will be part of a new Faculty Training Program fo...read more
To: Gov. Scott Walker, State Rep. Garey Bies, State Sen. Frank Lasee, US Rep. Reid Ribble, US Sen. Tammy Baldwin, US Sen. Ron Johnson Lady and Gentlemen: Please consider this question carefully and ...read more
Southern Door is starting to get all their players back and it proved essential in a 56-50 win over Gibraltar last night. The Packerland Conference girls basketball game of the night featured two of...read more
Farmers in Door and Kewaunee County, as well as throughout the state, will now have until March 31 to update yield history or reallocate base acres.  A 30 day extension was given by the United St...read more
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Apple ValleyLanes in Strugeon Bay will host Habitat for Humanity's 3rd Annual Bowl-A-Thon on Saturday, Feb. 28 at noon. Executive Director of Habitiat for Humanity, David Van Dyke, talks more about th...read more
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The city of Algoma is looking to update its comprehensive plan for the first time in over a decade. City officials have submitted an official request for proposals of a new strategic plan for commun...read more
EFFECTIVE AT 12:00PM JANUARY 26, 2016, THE SOUTHWEST SECTION OF THE DOOR COUNTY SNOWMOBILE TRAIL SYSTEM OPENED. THE SOUTH WEST, CENTRAL, AND NORTH SECTIONS REMAIN OPEN. ALL DOOR COUNTY TRAILS ARE NOW...read more
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Three Southern Door FFA teams competed in the State Career Development Events at the U.W. Madison Campus held last week.  Over 1,200 students competed in 17 different contests.  Jeanna Jame...read more
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It is the one day of the year when all Sturgeon Bay residents and visitors become Irish men and women. The annual Sturgeon Bay St. Patrick’s Day Parade kicks off at 11 a.m. this Saturday morning...read more
  I don’t always agree with (President) Obama (especially on Foreign Policy) but in this case I do: he should not fire Secretary of the Department of  Veterans Affairs until inves...read more
The Sturgeon Bay Common Council will once again take a look at the proposed vacation of portions of 1st Avenue and Jefferson Street during their meeting Tuesday night. The plan landed back on the ag...read more
Green Bay Packers linebacker Julius Peppers was added to the Pro Bowl roster this week. He replaces Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller, who is unable to participate due to advancing to the Super Bow...read more
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Turning Kewaunee County into the region’s “kitchen” remains a work in progress. Communities like Viroqua, Seymour, and Pulaski have turned into food hubs, allowing small farmers a pl...read more
  Crossroads at Big Creek offers programs to learners of all ages. And  when I lead nature hikes, I find that the young, the old, and everybody in between have at least o...read more
  When you get up in the morning and brush your teeth, have you thought about the quality of the water that you’re using?  How about as you’ve lounged on one of Door County&rs...read more
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Approximately 54 percent of Americans filing tax returns this year could end up with a little extra money from Uncle Sam according to Bankrate.com. Tax return season often means many Americans will ...read more
The Luxemburg-Casco Boys Basketball travels to Wrightstown to take on the undefeated Tigers in North East Conference basketball.  L-C will look to pull even with Wrightstown in this huge matchup....read more
Farm Technology Days is a unique show because it moves to a new location each year. It is one of the largest outdoor farm shows in the Midwest, and because it has a new home every year, it allows the ...read more
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The festival name is not the only thing new to this year’s Death’s Door Paddlefest. Formerly known as the Washington Island Canoe and Kayak event, a downwind race and a visit to Plum Islan...read more
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Kewaunee County is working with farmers on addressing their manure spreading concerns. The Public Health and Groundwater Ordinance passed in April bans farmers from spreading manure in certain areas o...read more
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This year’s Door County Reads book is generating plenty of conversation and feedback regarding the religion featured in the story. American Dervish is the story of a young Muslim boy growing u...read more
Sevastopol played a solid defensive game against Division 1 Green Bay West but fell 29-38 last night in non-conference girls basketball. Adaline Nelson led the Pioneers with 13 points in Green Bay. ...read more
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While prices for the product continue to drop, Wisconsin’s milk production continues to grow. New figures released by the United States Department of Agriculture show Wisconsin cows giving 2.5 b...read more
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Tucked away in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, the DeYoung Family Zoo takes in native and not-so-native creatures in need of care. The zoo rescues hundreds of animals, offers multiple educational opp...read more
  A recent article in the magazine "Door County Living," displayed data from the Census Bureau that showed, of the all the Lakeshore Counties north of Milwaukee through Doo...read more
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As public projects in the Village of Sister Bay are expected to be winding down by the end of spring, construction on private developments may soon be ramping up. Three different projects are slated...read more
The Denver Broncos will represent the American Football Conference and the Carolina Panthers will play for the National Football Conference in Super Bowl 50 in 13 days. The top seeds from their resp...read more
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Thousands visited Deer Run Dairy in Kewaunee to not only celebrate June Dairy Month but also Father’s Day at the Kewaunee County Breakfast on the Farm. Visitors were treated to tours of the farm...read more
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Antique and vintage vehicles are wanted for the upcoming Ellison Bay Grand Parade in June.  The 49th Annual Olde Ellison Bay Days will be held June 26-28.  Bob Murray of the Ellison Bay Serv...read more
  I recently read a well-researched local news article on the 15+ Kewaunee County CAFOs, (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation, 700+ cows), publicizing the divided community and the upcoming ...read more
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Last month’s passage of the HOPE Agenda in the Wisconsin Assembly brought extra importance to the Marinette Republican legislator who helped introduce it. After first focusing on heroin in Sep...read more
Baleigh Delorit joined Algoma girl's basketball lore Saturday when she registered her 1000th point in a 70-58 victory over Oshkosh. It was a battle of the state's two top teams in a non-conference mat...read more
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There will be something new at Maifest this weekend in Jacksonport.  Ann Sheridan, planning committee member with the Jacksonport Advancement Corporation, says a car show will make its debut this...read more
  Our apologies to the Door County Advocate for a recent use of a photo taken by an Advocate employee and posted on our website. The Advocate copyrights their photos and that makes it illegal ...read more
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After months of posturing, the national election cycle gets underway today in Iowa.  The Iowa Caucus has often served as an early indicator of who could win the respective nomination in the Dem...read more
132-pounder River Pawelski won yet another tournament this season, leading eight other local wrestlers to the podium at the Sheboygan North Tournament. Tory Jandrin and Michael Bertrand each took sec...read more
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  Although the fields have been harvested and plowed this fall, Area farmers are busy with other work on the farm to get prepared for the winter.  Rich Olson from Olson Farms in southern Do...read more
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The new exhibit “Sea Dogs” opened to great reviews at the Door County Maritime Museum during its grand opening on Saturday. Visitors were able to experience the space for the first time si...read more
  With the retirement of State Rep. Garey Bies of Sister Bay announced on Monday, people are talking about who should run for the first district Assembly seat. Here are some Democrats an...read more
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Cuts made in the most recent state budget have set the stage for a major shake-up in the University of Wisconsin-Extension offices. UW-Extension officials are set to consolidate rural counties into ...read more
DAYTON, Ohio (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – Green Bay ended its road trip in Dayton, Ohio this afternoon, taking the floor at the Nutter Center against second-place Wright State in a battle of the...read more
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The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has approved an onsite groundwater monitoring plan for Kinnard Farms in Casco. The petition approved by the DNR comes with strengthened liquid waste stora...read more
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Birch Creek Music Performance Center has decided to stay with the traditional instrumental program of Jazz, Symphony, and Percussion & Steel Band for their 40th Anniversary year.  John Schone...read more
  The announcement by State Representative Garey Bies yesterday that he will not seek an eighth term in the Wisconsin Assembly is an opportunity to thank elected officials for serving and to e...read more
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Between the loud music and matching t-shirts, you would think students at Kewaunee Grade School would be getting ready for a big game, not an opportunity to learn. Every Wednesday the staff has host...read more
The Milwaukee Bucks could not keep up with the hot shooting of the Pelicans' Ryan Anderson as they fell to New Orleans 116-99. Anderson knocked down six three-pointers on his to a 23-point evening for...read more
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You know you want to play in the mud that’s been peeking out from under the snowmelt. Well, here's your chance! Help of Door County is hosting their first ever mud run – the Door’s D...read more
  Through your generosity we were able to distribute $91,000 to 46 families in which someone was receiving cancer treatments. Assistance provided by DOOR CAN included payments for health insu...read more
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A forum for candidates running for city council seats in District 2 and 6 will be held on Wednesday in Sturgeon Bay. Candidates will include Ron Vandertie and Kelly Avenson from District 2 as w...read more
GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – The Green Bay men’s basketball team returned to the Resch Center for the first time in 19 days on Saturday afternoon, as it hung tough wit...read more
From paint brushes to canvases, professional framing to an array of classes – the Artists Guild in Sturgeon Bay serves Door County’s diverse and thriving arts community well, to put mildly...read more
  This is an awesome choice for CEO and for the community at large.  I look forward to meeting him again (knew him in the past in another capacity) and watching him grow and expand offeri...read more
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Tug boats, car ferries, railroads, and more will be just some of the topics covered by speakers during the annual Winter History Series that begins this Saturday (2/6). Hosted by the Kewaunee Histor...read more
Sturgeon Bay Swimming won 4 races last night which shows the Clippers can be competitive in the upcoming conference championship meet. Once again, Kiel showed they are a solid, deep team but Sturgeon ...read more
Despite the frigid weather Saturday, February 14, a group of 28 talented ice and snow carvers took to the streets of Sturgeon Bay to create spectacular works of art. 2015 was a record year with 24 ice...read more
  The Door County YMCA hit a home run with the selection of Tom Beerntsen as the new President and CEO. Beerntsen starts his new position Monday. Tom is the kind of guy that could have picked ...read more
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U.S. Rep. Reid Ribble announced Saturday that he will not seek re-election for his seat in the 8th District. Rep. Ribble said in a press release that he wanted to fulfill all three of the promises h...read more
Pulaski @ Luxemburg-Casco on 01/22/2016.Luxemburg-Casco (LUCA) 55.00 Pulaski (PULA) 7.00182: Cullen Ducat (LUCA) over Peter Karcz (PULA) (MD 8-0) 195: Brandon King (PULA) over Zak Peta...read more
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Birch Creek Music Performance Center has had an impact on artists young and old over its 40 year history. During a search to find land to park a motorhome on for the summer, Birch Creek founders Jim a...read more
  The League of Women Voters has joined those who seek to overturn, by judicial challenge, the Wisconsin voter ID law. The entity which is known for providing opportunities to further our...read more
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After a federal lawsuit was dismissed last week, the Friends of the Sturgeon Bay Public Waterfront filed a state lawsuit Thursday asking for a permanent injunction to be placed on building any hotel...read more
Effective today, Friday, January 22, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. (noon) the Northern Section of the Door County Snowmobile Trail will open. The NORTHERN SECTION is from Maple Tree Road/Kangaroo Beach Road (Eg...read more
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When the Harbor Place Shoppes was lost to a fire last summer, thousands of hours of Doc Ranly’s hard work went up with it. Less than a year later, Ranly is looking to open his next gallery. He h...read more
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  Door County is blessed with scenic beauty, natural resources, year-round activities and non-profit civic and service organizations. Yet, it is people who give Door County its character. &nbs...read more
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Sawyer Elementary School first and second graders made a community project one that impacted more than just a non-profit organization.  Students collected items and money recently for the Door ...read more
Luxemburg-Casco @ Oconto Falls on 01/21/2016.Luxemburg-Casco (LUCA) 49.00 Oconto Falls (OCFA) 12.00152: Nate Trepanier (OCFA) over Jacob Zellner (LUCA) (Fall 5:16) 160: Bryson Alsteen (L...read more
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The Midsummer’s Music Festival is celebrating its silver anniversary with an artistic version of a childhood game. The Door County-based chamber music festival is working with eight local artist...read more
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A push to create a national park on the Grand Traverse Islands is back in the spotlight after it was proposed over 30 years ago.  The Door County Maritime Museum’s Maritime Speaker Series...read more
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – The Green Bay women’s basketball team found itself in Highland Heights, Ky., this evening, taking on Northern Kentucky at BB&T Arena for t...read more
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Since Max Martin began keeping bees over 15 years ago, he has seen the community’s interest in beekeeping increase drastically, with good reason. [audio:31015101219-MaxBeekeeping1.mp3][/audio] ...read more
The distinguished federal Appeals Court judge who in 2007 wrote an opinion upholding Indiana’s voter ID law recently said the court was wrong in upholding “a type of law now widely regarde...read more
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The Luxemburg-Casco boys basketball team is inviting alumni of the program to honor former Coach Russ Fameree at a home game on February 19.  Mark Porath, a 1975 graduate, and organizer of the ...read more
Thursday's meet between Southern Door and Oconto was a coronation ceremony for the host Blue Devils as they defeated the Eagles 43-29 as heard on 102.1 WRKU. With a combination of quick pins and a ...read more
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The Door County YMCA dance students have been working towards their spring recital since September. On Thursday, March 26, 6 pm, at the Sturgeon Bay High School Auditorium, students ranging in age fro...read more
The distinguished federal Appeals Court judge who in 2007 wrote an opinion upholding Indiana’s voter ID law recently said the court was wrong in upholding “a type of law now widely regarde...read more
More than a quarter of children in the United States have parents living in separate locations or co-parents.  Co-parenting happens for a variety of reasons, including divorce, parents who neve...read more
Whether an injury or just the need to get away from the game, Aaron Rodgers will not play in the NFL Pro Bowl next weekend. The Green Bay Packers quarterback had his most frustrating year as an NFL ...read more
The Ministry Door County Medical Center will be presenting “LEAP! A Human Kindness Project” this Friday, April 17 at 7 p.m. in the Southern Door Auditorium. LEAP is an acronym that means &...read more
As the days drag on without the government-run healthcare website working, it has become obvious to all that the problems are much more than just "a glitch."  President Obama has finall...read more
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The State Senate is poised to vote on legislation that could ease the ability of private companies to purchase public water utilities. Local communities would have 60 days to take a water privatizat...read more
The top two teams in the Door County Co-Ed Volleyball Leagues have a combined record of (60-3) following play Monday night. After 12 weeks the top team in each division has put plenty of separation be...read more
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Cabin fever has set in - and no one knows this better than parents of young children, who are encouraged by Brynn Swanson of the Baileys Harbor Community Association to load up the kids and bring them...read more
Faced with its imminent Campaign Kick Off for 2013, the United Way of Door County's Board grappled with a difficult decision - what should the target of this year's campaign be. Typically the Board fo...read more
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The rescue of the SS Pendleton in February of 1952 off the coast of Cape Cod is considered by maritime historians to be the US Coast Guard’s greatest small boat rescue to date.  A 36-foot...read more
Not only are the waters of Green Bay national recognized for its world-class open water fishery, but the area boast the same type of recognition during the hardware season. Throughout the years I ha...read more
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The best in Wisconsin art depicting animal life and natural scenery returns to the Miller Art Museum on May 30 for the 17th Wildlife Biennial. The Sturgeon Bay museum has hosted the Wildlife Biennial ...read more
Dear Residents of Door County, Municipal Officers and School Boards Members: The organizations represented on this letter have joined together to advocate for Safe Lawns in Door County and bring an e...read more
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The non-profit Neighbor to Neighbor says more than 1,200 individuals benefitted from their medical equipment loan program in 2015. Executive Director Ann Bennett says that means a savings of $400,000 ...read more
The Algoma Wolves had little problem getting past Gibraltar 62-42 last night in Fish Creek. The Vikings put up a fight late in the first quarter and to start the second but disappeared after that, a...read more
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A diagnosis of cancer in 2000 promoted Door County resident Rudy Senarighi to put pen to paper and start writing down true stories for his family. “It was fairly serious,” says Senarighi. ...read more
The news coverage of Item 12 on the agenda at the City Council Meeting, September 17, at first blush, is very incomplete at best. This is very understandable because no one, other than the Mayor and M...read more
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Admirers of Peninsula State Park’s Eagle Tower have gathered more than 1,600 signatures in support of a plan to repair the iconic structure. An initial plan by the DNR to demolish the tower la...read more
The Green Bay Packers have signed DE B.J. McBryde. The transaction was announced Tuesday by Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations Ted Thompson. McBryde was sig...read more
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The Gibraltar High School will be performing the musical version of “Legally Blonde” later this month.  Assistant Director, Devin Thomas says the cast of over 40 students are excited ...read more
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Rural educators say more Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) courses for their students will help local businesses fill Wisconsin’s skills gap. State lawmakers have proposed alloc...read more
The Green Bay Packers have parted ways with tight ends coach Jerry Fontenot and running backs coach Sam Gash, Head Coach Mike McCarthy announced Tuesday. Fontenot originally joined the Packers in the...read more
The Miller Art Museum was bustling Thursday morning for the first Volunteer Program of the year. Three Door County artists – Liz Maltman, Mary White, and Lynn Gilchrist – stood at their re...read more
  The response to a recent incident of anti-Semitism in Algoma has been appropriately strong and swift.  Several anti-Semitic signs were placed throughout the City of Algoma, including on...read more
The city of Kewaunee is hoping to land additional state grants to make improvements along the waterfront which will start in 2016.  Kewaunee Administrator Kyle Ellefson says additional funding ...read more
The Green Bay Packers have signed LB Carl Bradford, DT William Campbell, TE Mitchell Henry, WR Jamel Johnson, DT Christian Ringo, G Matt Rotheram, T Jeremy Vujnovich and WR Ed Williams. The transactio...read more
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Farm enthusiasts of yesteryear will feel right at home in Luxemburg this weekend when Agricultural Heritage Days takes place. The annual event showcases old farm machinery, antique toy farms, and food...read more
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Since artist and art teacher Ernest Beutel can remember, he's been drawing. About ten years ago, he started painted and then decided to move to Door County, “I knew the art community was strong ...read more
On August 9, 2013, Wisconsin submitted a request to the federal government to renew its five-year BadgerCare adult insurance demonstration project expanding coverage to 98,000 adults by 2015, but redu...read more
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Studio 330 will be filled with classical musical sounds this weekend as the live winter concerts kick off tomorrow with professional acoustic guitarist George Sawyn.  Owner Hans Christian says Sa...read more
The Eagles coaching staff called it the "toughest test" yet this season. Manitowoc Roncalli handed the Eagles a 77-70 loss at Southern Door last night. Nick LeCaptain was Southern Door’s top ...read more
For 21 years, Nicole Herbst has played an integral role in Door County's thriving art community –  teaching and inspiring art students at Sturgeon Bay High School and creating her own artwo...read more
How would you react if you were asked to hand over your Facebook username and password during a job interview? Could your answer determine whether or not you’re offered the job? Under current l...read more
 Southern Door School District is highly anticipating the opening of its health clinic. The cooperative effort with Ministry Door County Medical Center will open its doors to the public beginni...read more
Coach Mike McCarthy has been known for his indirect ways with the media during his tenure as head coach with the Green Bay Packers. He does it to keep a competitive advantage and to keep matters in-...read more
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Birch Creek Performance Center in Egg Harbor is celebrating its 40th Anniversary this season with special events planned during the concert series this summer.  Marketing Director at Birch Creek ...read more
  Watching Lee Daniels’ movie “The Butler” may help remove what remnants of racism remain in America. This educational history lesson traces the story of the civil rights mov...read more
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Work is already underway for the Door County Habitat for Humanity’s 39th home build. The DCHH has selected The Miller Family to be this year’s partner family, who are busy looking at lot...read more
The Clay Matthews experiment at inside linebacker is likely over. Can he play there if injuries again dictate the team’s needs? Absolutely! He was more than serviceable at inside linebacker t...read more
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Tim Smith, well-known author of the Buck Wilder Series, will be speaking at the Sturgeon Bay High School Auditorium tonight from 5:30 to 6:30.  The books are outdoor adventures about hiking, camp...read more
Former Wisconsin Governor Lee Dreyfus famously said the role of government should be limited to delivering the mail, defending our shores and staying the heck out of our lives. Today Lee Dreyfus wou...read more
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With local waterways slowly freezing over, the United States Coast Guard’s Mobile Bay Cutter has been full steam ahead in its ice breaking this year. The Mobile Bay has already performed missi...read more
The list of Packers unrestricted free agents is quite lengthy this offseason. For a number of them, today will be their last time in the Green Bay Packers locker room. The team will address the medi...read more
The high temperature yesterday (8/13) in Sturgeon Bay was reportedly 64 degrees. This was an all-time record "low high" for this mid-summer date. Now we all know that Al Gore, Jr. has ...read more
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With oversized logs as his canvas and a chainsaw as his brush, Jacksonport resident Cody Leist has made the ordinary look extraordinary. Leist took advantage of the wood laying around the property o...read more
The Sturgeon Bay boys swim team finished eighth out of nine teams last weekend at the Redwing Invite at Sheboygan South High School. Will Hartman and Ian Staudenmeier were the only Clippers swimmers...read more
  Over the past few months, the Southern Door Board of Education (BOE) spent many hours going through the budget looking for ways to either reduce spending or increase revenues.   In t...read more
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Advocates for Wisconsin’s veterans hope Governor Scott Walker will hear their concerns as he conducts his listening tour across the state. Walker is holding a number of invite-only listening ses...read more
The Green Bay Packers dropped a heart-breaking game in overtime to the Arizona Cardinals Satruday night 26-20 in Phoenix.  After Aaron Rodgers connected with Jeff Janis for a game-tying "hail mar...read more
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After more than twenty years of working to preserve some of Wisconsin’s most pristine areas, Dan Burke of the Door County Land Trust is heading west to Colorado. Burke will continue his environm...read more
VALPARAISO, Ind. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – Battling until the end and making things difficult for the defending league champion at times, the Green Bay men’s basketball team still fell ...read more
While I do not support Brian Cooper and what he did I have to say that I hardly think posting a poll about his guilt or innocence is wrong.  We are not sitting in that court room to hear all the ...read more
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New legislation would ensure victims of sexual assault and others who report such crimes would not be cited by police for underage drinking. Attorney General Brad Schimel says the fear of consequences...read more
  GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – The Green Bay Phoenix women’s basketball team continued its winning ways on Saturday afternoon, as it held the UIC Flames to just 22 po...read more
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The City of Sturgeon Bay’s Zoning Board of Appeals has approved the expansion of the Jim Olson Chrysler and Ford properties. City officials approved a slight expansion after considering stormwat...read more
The Luxemburg-Casco Spartans boys basketball game scheduled Friday night in Clintonville was postponded due to weather conditions.  The game which was to be broadcasted on WBDK 96.7FM will be r...read more
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Sevastopol Superintendent Linda Underwood will retire from a more than forty year career in public education in June of 2017. Underwood says retirement means a chance to fulfill some bucket list wishe...read more
The boys basketball game between Sturgeon Bay and Shawano previously rescheduled for Monday, January 18th has been moved to Monday, February 1st. The varsity, JV and freshman games will be played at S...read more
  For all Gary Nault has done to promote fishing in Door County he should be made an honorary lifetime member of every chamber of commerce, visitor bureau and business association in the county....read more
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A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed the lawsuit by the Friends of the Sturgeon Bay Public Waterfront against the City of Sturgeon Bay and the Waterfront Redevelopment Authority. The lawsuit clai...read more
The Green Bay Packers have signed CB Robertson Daniel to the active roster from the practice squad and placed TE Andrew Quarless on injured reserve. The transactions were announced Friday by Executive...read more
Please think through the ramifications of the two provisions described in the last paragraph of this news report (Assembly To Take Up Landlord-Tenant Bill, 5/14/13) A landlord could know his/her buil...read more
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Area soccer enthusiasts continue their efforts to build Door County’s elite youth soccer program. The Door County Wave Soccer Teams have drawn players from all area high school districts. A U13 ...read more
The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame Inc. announced today that it will induct former Packers players Chad Clifton and Nick Collins, and former broadcaster Russ Winnie at the 46th Hall of Fame Inductio...read more
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Representative Joel Kitchens has proposed a bill (LRB-4419/1), which he says is just the first step short term solution to solving Kewaunee County’s contaminated water problem. One-third of well...read more
Southern Door Eagles could not overcome forfeiting five matches and fell to Sturgeon Bay-Sevastopol in a Packerland Conference wrestling match Thursday night in Brussels. In front of a packed Eagle ...read more
  Since President John F. Kennedy established a day to honor law enforcement officers in 1962, May 15th of every year has been set aside to honor police officers. Today I join others throughout ...read more
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Amy Paul was recently named acting Executive Director of the Door County Maritime Museum but Paul says she and her family have always been a part of the maritime industry. [audio:1261690757-Paul1.mp3...read more
  Luxemburg-Casco Spartans travel to Clintonville to take on the Truckers in a Northeast Conference boys basketball matchup.  The Spartans are coming off a 69-62 victory over Little Chute o...read more
I have two sons that graduated from the Southern Door School District. I am not against education but I also don’t want to be like the surrounding districts where you keep going to the cookie ja...read more
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The Door County YMCA Strivers gymnastics team is off to an incredible year. All 22 Strivers competing at a recent event in Marinette managed to bring home medals. At least 27 Strivers have already qua...read more
Wrestling began at 170 pounds at Luxemburg-Casco High School Gymnasium last night where the Spartans eventually took down Denmark 43–22. Not a single pin was recorded in the match; an extremel...read more
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Early childhood professionals have long touted the benefits of reading aloud to infants and toddlers to help them acquire early language skills. Adele Douglass of the Friends of Door County Libraries ...read more
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw for 423 yards in the 2009 Wild Card meeting against the Cardinals. He hopes to repeat that performance Saturday night. That was Rodgers’ firs...read more
Dear Editor: The April 2nd General Election will have residents vote on referendums in four of its school districts - Washington Island, Sevastopol, Sturgeon Bay and Southern Door.  The Door Cou...read more
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Road crews have been working since late Monday to clear roadways in Door County as the snow continues to fall. Thad Ash is the Patrol Superintendent for Door County Highway Commission. He says at leas...read more
The history between the Cardinals and Packers in the playoffs is short and sweet. The two teams have met only twice with each team winning a game. Green Bay won the first matchup, 41-16 at Lambeau ...read more
The Sturgeon Bay Board of Education is grateful to the people of Sturgeon Bay for the support that they have shown our district over the past several years.  We are committed to providing the fir...read more
The injury report looks much better this week than it did seven days ago. Davante Adams most likely will not play Sunday but a handful of others look like they will return to play in the Divisional ...read more
I’m writing today to express my support for the Referendum for the Sturgeon Bay School District.  You may be asking, as I did, why do we need to go to referendum to meet the budgetary needs...read more
Amy Paul has been named acting Executive Director of the Door County Maritime Museum after Rick O’Farrell resigned from the post last week. Paul has been part of the Door County Maritime Mus...read more
The Southern Door Eagles Wrestling will host a conference match tonight against rival Sturgeon Bay-Sevastopol on 102.1FM WRKU. Prematch coverage with Paul Schmitt and Greg Letter begins at 6:30 p.m. w...read more
Crisis!" "Disaster!""Financial Meltdown!" "Fiscal Cliff!" "Deadly Sequester!" Is the world as we know it coming to an end if we "cut" some 2% off scheduled federal deficit spending? Will hundred...read more
Great futures start here, at the Boys & Girls Club of Door County! The Boys and Girls Club is proud to announce Dylan Haslam and Piper Hunsader as its 2015 elementary and teen members of the ye...read more
After 11 weeks of co-ed volleyball at the Door County YMCA. The top teams are starting to separate themselves. Here is a look at this week’s results and current standings: A LEAGUE: Results:...read more
When revenue caps were introduced in Wisconsin schools in 1993, the future ramifications were not clear. Since that time, it has become apparent that for districts with declining enrollments such as S...read more
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After a proposed set of guidelines restricting certain chants at high school athletic events became a national punch line, a Republican lawmaker is reintroducing legislation to help make sure it doe...read more
Southern Door nearly hit the century mark against Sevastopol Tuesday night. Their 98-43 win kept them in a two-way tie with the Algoma Wolves atop the Packerland Conference. Algoma’s slip up a...read more
My experiences as a parent combined with my seven years of teaching have resulted in having a strong desire, like all parents, to see my kids succeed.  Education is vital in obtaining the fruits ...read more
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Broadband services in rural areas could receive a boost if its portion of the Rural Wisconsin Initiative is passed. Twenty-one Republican assembly members including First District Rep. Joel Kitchens...read more
The Sevastopol Pioneers suffered a 47-32 loss to Gresham last night. The varsity girls were unable to stack success after an impressive 50-35 win last Thursday. Adaline Nelson led the Pioneers with ...read more
When a crazed gunman takes the lives of innocent schoolkids, we get angry. Real angry! I can understand the knee-jerk reaction to get military-style guns out of the hands of civilians. And ...read more
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The annual Door Country Reads is set to kick off this week. Join book enthusiasts in reading and discussing the novel, American Dervish, by Ayad Akhtar. This coming of age book is about a young Paki...read more
The Green Bay Packers and Arizona Cardinals will square off in the Divisional round of the playoffs on Saturday at 7:15 PM. Green Bay advanced to the divisional round of the playoffs for the fifth t...read more
Bay Shipbuilding Corporation in Sturgeon Bay is not only a good corporate citizen it also looks like it has a very bright future creating jobs in Door County. Bay Shipbuilding is one of three local m...read more
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The early months of the year can be slow, but gives area small businesses a chance to reevaluate their direction. Taking the time to build or revise your business plan can help owners set goals, revie...read more
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The Luxemburg-Casco Spartans lost a heartbreaker to Southern Door Eagles 55-52 in a thrilling non-conference girls basketball game on 96.7FM WBDK Tuesday night in Luxemburg.  The Eagle's sophom...read more
If we were to imagine that I am your “teacher” and you are my “student,” it would be appropriate for me to give you an end-of-term report card for your performance during the r...read more
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    The start of the New Year means high school seniors are busy making decisions on the next stage of their educational journey and how to pay for it. The Door County Scholarship Networ...read more
The SOUTH EAST section is from Culver's restaurant south over the Bayview Bridge and includes Potawatomi State Park and the Ahnapee State Trail to the South Door County line at County Road X. CONDITI...read more
The City of Algoma has many things to look forward to as we ring in the New Year. Among them is the 109th anniversary of our municipally owned, non-for-profit-electric and water utility, Algoma Utilit...read more
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Education will remain a major theme in the Wisconsin legislature heading into 2016. Both Republicans and Democrats have set aim on improving the overall climate from elementary schools to the colleg...read more
The Bart Starr family today issued the following update about the condition of Pro Football Hall of Famer Bart Starr: “Three days before Christmas, Bart fell in our bathroom and broke his hip. ...read more
Thanks to all 2012 Salvation Army kettle campaign participants: Here is a big THANK YOU to everyone who helped with the 2012 Salvation Army Kettle Campaign in Door County.  I was blessed and ple...read more
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  The Door County Visitors Bureau is proving that the best advocates for its area are the people that live there. Through its Certified Tourism Ambassador program, the DCVB is taking people fr...read more
Packers rookie tight end Kennard Backman has quickly become known inside the locker room as the team barber. The Jim Olson Motors Red Zone co-host had a little fun with Door County barber Dennis Ans...read more
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Sunday marked the return of Free Kids Day at the Door County Maritime Museum. Children under the age of 12 will be able to explore the Sturgeon Bay galleries for free with a paid adult. One of the f...read more
The 2015-2016 season was one filled with ups and downs for the Green Bay Packers. Every week, win or loss, WRLU 104.1 FM would break down the weekend’s game with two members of the Green Bay P...read more
A recent newsletter from the Boys and Girls Club of Door County touched my heart. I sincerely believe it is worth sharing. Perhaps it will make all of us more appreciative and more sensitive to those ...read more
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Southern Door County School District Patti Vickman is excited for reforms discussed by Governor Scott Walker during his recent State of the State address and community sessions in Door County. Durin...read more
The Luxemburg-Casco Spartan girls will host the Southern Door Eagles tonight on 96.7FM WBDK.  The non-conference matchup are familiar foes that have played each other the last few years.  ...read more
In this holiday season, when people should be focusing on the beauty and greatness of life, many Americans, including myself, have sadness in their hearts.  Friday, December 14, 2012 will forever...read more
Parents are a child’s most influential role model. Parents have a role in providing positive role modeling opportunities. It matters what kind of food is bought at the store and brought into t...read more
Before riders could get on the Door County snowmobile trails system last weekend Door County Snowmobile Trails Coordinator Erik Aleson announced the trails were closed. Riding was short lived after...read more
Who thought that last week’s blog post on how parties lost their mojo and the power to slate and fund legislative campaigns moved, however erratically, to the now much more powerful legislative ...read more
State Senator Frank Lasee plans to tackle two of Door County’s more emotional topics during a pair of listening sessions Monday afternoon. In Fish Creek, Sen. Lasee will host a listening sess...read more
The grand finale of the Jim Olson Motors Red for the 2015-2016 season will air tonight from 5:30 – 7:00 PM on 104.1 FM WRLU. We will broadcast from the Chrysler store with quarterback Brett H...read more
The "Fiscal Cliff!" The world, as we know it, will end if we sail over it! The problem, of course, is that virtally none of our elected officials, from the President on down, have any grasp ...read more
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  A new sushi restaurant is opening in downtown Sturgeon Bay.  Crate Sushi and Seafood will open its doors this coming Thursday at the 136 North Third Avenue location.  Aaron Carmody...read more
Green Bay scored on five consecutive drives to drown the Washington Redskins 35-18 in an NFC Wild Card matchup Sunday afternoon. Aaron Rodgers showed signs that the reigning NFL MVP still has that t...read more
The loss of Parcus Medical in Sturgeon Bay and the decommissioning of the Kewaunee Nuclear Power Plant are unfortunate blows to our local economy. The silver lining this bad news presents is that ever...read more
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The Sturgeon Bay Police is looking for community service officers to fill multiple openings in the department.  Spencer Gustafson, who is leaving for a career with the Department of Justice in ...read more
When a Big Ten football head coach is unexpectedly absent, surely there is a contingency plan in place. For example, the defensive coordinator moves up, and lesser-ranked team coaches backfill on up t...read more
  The City of Algoma held a forum recently for the three attorneys looking to be the next Kewaunee County Circuit judge.  Keith Mehn, Andrew Naze and Jeffrey Wisnicky will be seeking the ...read more
The local Free Throw competition for Sturgeon Bay Council 2478 Knights of Columbus was held Saturday, January 9th at the St John Bosco gym. Trophies were given for 1st place, and medals for 2nd, and...read more
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The League of Women Voters of Door County will be sponsoring a Candidate Forum for candidates running for city council seats in Sturgeon Bay on Wednesday, February 3.  The forum will be held at...read more
113 - Parker Coppens (6-6) place is unknown and scored 4.00 team points.    Champ. Round 1 - Anthony Keuntjes (Winniconne) 11-16 won by fall over Parker Coppens (Luxemburg-Casco) 6...read more
Dear Editor,Politics has never been a place for the faint of heart, but since I left office a year ago, it has become an increasingly rough and tumble world in Wisconsin.  The pull toward polariz...read more
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The price of milk for Wisconsin dairy farmers is staying very low as 2016 begins.  Milk prices have dropped considerably since the peak back in September 2014, according to AgWeb.com.  Ric...read more
It was fitting that it was Khris Middleton that hit the game-winning lay-up that led the Milwaukee Bucks over the visiting Dallas Mavericks 96-95 Friday night. The Bucks forward was responsible for ...read more
Dear Editor, The Economic Development Corporation of Manitowoc County recently held a kickoff event for the five county Lakeshore Industry Cluster Initiative with over 115 attendees! The Initiative e...read more
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  Ephraim residents will get a chance to vote on whether beer and wine licenses will be provided by the village on the April ballot.  Local resident Hugh Mulliken garnered over 100 signatur...read more
Aside from Southern Door, it was a rough night for the boys basketball teams in the area. In Brussels, the Southern Door Eagles rode a big first half run to cruise past the Gibraltar Vikings 89-52....read more
Dear Editor: The Door County League of Women Voters urges residents of the Gibraltar Area School District to support their school’s educational programs. In 1993 the state instituted revenue c...read more
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Gas prices dropped another ten cents in the past two weeks in the state.  As of noon Friday, prices were as low as $1.72 per gallon in the Sturgeon Bay area and as low as $1.69 in Forestville.&...read more
Area girls basketball teams had a successful evening as Algoma, Gibraltar, and Luxemburg-Casco all won their Friday matchups. In Bonduel, it was Anna Dier's 26 points that led the Algoma Wolves to ...read more
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A Badger 5 lottery ticket was purchased in Sturgeon Bay Wednesday.  Jandu Petroleum owner Parv Jandu explains where the ticket was bought and how much the lucky winner will claim. [audio:1221610...read more
High school boys basketball got a little heated in the closing moments of the Sturgeon Bay Vs. Sevastopol varsity game last night. A fan was ejected from the game after an unidentified object was to...read more
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Kewaunee County Chair Ron Heuer and Brown County Executive Troy Streckenback have asked the state legislature to secure funding for a study on the health impact that wind turbines have on the resident...read more
It was a late night for the Pioneers girls basketball team by the time they pulled back into Door County Thursday. The trip to Goodman-Pembine was appositive one however. Sevastopol had three player...read more
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The S.S. Badger Car Ferry that travels from Manitowoc to Ludington, Michigan every summer and fall is now classified as a National Historic Landmark.  S.S. Badger is the last Great Lakes car fe...read more
The Southern Door Eagles could not overcome its three forfeited weight classes, losing to the Kewaunee Storm 45-31 on a match heard on 102.1 WRKU. The meet started at heavyweight (285 lbs) with the...read more
The city of Kewaunee approved the initial plans for the fire department to build a Fire Museum next to the ‘World’s Tallest Grandfather Clock’ by the Anhapee Trail entrance.  ...read more
CLEVELAND, Ohio (GreenBayPhoenix.com)– Green Bay’s defense frustrated Cleveland State in the Phoenix’s second Horizon League contest of the season, forcing a season-high 26 turnovers...read more
Bruce Tully, founder of the Sturgeon Bay Rowing Club and organizer of the recent rowing regatta, has earned his Sturgeon Bay citizenship. Last weekend’s regatta brought hundreds of rowers to St...read more
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Artist Zane Statz has already created two large murals for the Green Bay Packers on Lombardi Avenue in Green Bay. Now the Sturgeon Bay native has been tapped to paint a special football helmet for t...read more
Imagine being a fan of the Cleveland Browns, Oakland Raiders or Tennessee Titans. Playoff appearances are about as common as snow storms in Los Angeles. The Green Bay Packers, on the other hand, ar...read more
A recent Letter to the Editor called into question my work on a bill that closed a loophole in state law in providing tobacco products to minors.  Its unfortunate the letter would lead a reader t...read more
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State Senator Dave Hansen (D-Green Bay) is working to advance a bill, which would require state and county officials to identify land that could be susceptible to groundwater contamination. Hanse...read more
The Green Bay Packers are as banged up as they have been all season. Wednesday’s injury report provided by the Packers and Redskins featured a total of 27 players. Nearly a third of the Packer...read more
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The Humane Society of Door County says it is housing a record low number of cats due to community adoption and care efforts. Communications Coordinator April Delfosse says the Humane Society is hoping...read more
Packers fans are invited to bring their energy and excitement for Sunday’s Packers-Redskins Wild Card playoff game to the Washington, D.C., area a day early for a free Packers Everywhere Pep Ral...read more
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The full State Assembly is expected to vote next week on a measure making it easier for volunteer firefighters and other first responders to also hold elective office. Under current law, those volunte...read more
It has been a few weeks since Southern Door's last dual meet, but the time is now in order to compete for a third straight conference championship. The Eagles face off against the Kewaunee Storm in ...read more
Has Garey Bies ever, once, given DARE Officer, Inv. Chris Neuville of the DCSD ANY credit for closing the loophole in the Providing Tobacco Products to Minors law? It was Chris who brought this issue...read more
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The League of Women Voters of Door County invites the public to share their thoughts on money and politics as members seek to revamp the organization's position on campaign contributions. The League w...read more
Only the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants have made it to the NFL postseason as many times as the Green Bay Packers. In fact, the Giants, Cowboys and Packers have all appeared in the Playoffs 31 t...read more
The 37th season of the Birch Creek Music Performance Center is one of the riches of Door County well worth experiencing. Birch Creek is different than most summer music programs on several counts.&nb...read more
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In his recent State of the State address, Governor Scott Walker touted Wisconsin’s commitment to excellence in education, noting the state ranked third in the nation for graduation rates. Walker...read more
The Southern Door girls basketball team soared past Sevastopol 68-25 Tuesday night. Meghan LaCrosse and Alexa Soto each scored 15 points in the Eagles win. Katie Guilette added 11 points including s...read more
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The abandoned site of the former Harbor Place Shoppes on Madison Avenue in Sturgeon Bay may see new life as an apartment building with retail space. The Sturgeon Bay Plan Commission gave a unanimous e...read more
Southern Door Boys Basketball moved to (8-1) on the season with a convincing win over former Packerland Conference foe Denmark 69-40. The Eagles led by as much as 33 points in the contest. Nick LeCa...read more
Dear Editor, Thank you Wisconsin and Door County voters for showing your strength, determination and courage in retaining the rare common sense approach in Government.  By soundly defeating the ...read more
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Algoma School District’s water kiosk is officially open to the public struggling to find cleaner options. Superintendent Nick Cochart announced its opening earlier this month at the Kewaunee C...read more
The Green Bay Packers have signed DT William Campbell to the practice squad, placed DE B.J. McBryde on the practice squad injured list and signed QB Ryan Williams (reserve/future). The transactions we...read more
People who use facilities like the Door County YMCA, Ministry Door County Medical Center, Sunshine House and Boy and Girl Scout camps may want to watch a case working through Wisconsin courts. ...read more
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Sometimes it takes even married couples time to make beautiful music together. Joshua Gregory and his wife Gwen came from completely different musical backgrounds before a sudden sickness forced a d...read more
One of the snow storm casualties of Monday night January 28 was the Door County YMCA Volleyball League. Those games will be made up during week 16, which was a week left open to accommodate potential ...read more
I believe that the unsigned letter you published on 5/25, purportedly from the League of Women Voters, is probably a fake. The League has always prided itself for being non-partisan, yet this pi...read more
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  The northern Door County YMCA’s location in Fish Creek is in phase two of a major expansion this year.  CEO and President Tom Beerntsen says the focus now is on an additional new 3,...read more
GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – Behind a career-high 20 points from sophomore guard Khalil Small, the Green Bay men’s basketball team triumphed in a tale of two halv...read more
The League of Women Voters is shocked that in a recent interview with Stephen F. Hayes of The Weekly Standard, Governor Scott Walker insulted our state’s many local and state election officials ...read more
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Severe cold weather and winds can increase the chances of chimney fires in a home.  Sturgeon Bay Assistant Fire Chief Kalin Montevideo says that making sure your fireplace chimney is cleaned pr...read more
Luxemburg-Casco Youth Wrestling packed the house last night at Jim Olson Ford for the weekly Packers talk show “The Red Zone.” A standing room only crowd nudged their way into the dealer...read more
Anyone who thinks kids today are not as responsible, hard-working  and socially-conscious as previous generations should have been in the audience when the Door County Volunteer Center recently...read more
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The city of Kewaunee is moving ahead with the waterfront makeover made possible by $4.22 million funds from the state of Wisconsin.  City Administrator Kyle Ellefson says many improvements are ne...read more
The Sturgeon Bay vs. Gibraltar JV girls basketball game that was scheduled to be played tonight (Tuesday, January 5th) has been postponed. The Gibraltar team has been hit hard with injuries and cannot...read more
A short meeting of the Sturgeon Bay City Council Tuesday extended efforts by council member Will Gregory to keep open Jefferson Street by at least another two weeks. Gregory made a motion at the st...read more
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The city of Algoma received good news Tuesday when it received a State Trust Fund Loan from the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands (BCBL). The $335,764 loan to the city will be used to renovate ...read more
The Southern Door Athletic Booster Club is proud to announce its Hall of Fame induction class for 2016. This year inductees include Mimi Schmidt-Freeman class of 1980 and Jared Spude class of 2008.The...read more
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New federal dietary guidelines announced recently encourage Americans to drastically cut back on their sugar intake however earlier draft recommendations suggesting people reduce their consumption of ...read more
With the Packers preparing for their seventh consecutive appearance in the playoffs, the organization is inviting fans to take part in the excitement through the first-ever “Letters to Lambeau&r...read more
The manner in which County Administrator Michael Serpe was terminated was more than clandestine and unjust. In plain English, it was sneaky. All done behind closed doors. This process never saw the li...read more
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Governor Walker focused on education in tonight’s state of the state address. Walker recently unveiled his plan for higher education, which includes removing the cap on tax-deductible student lo...read more
Mason Crosby made the play of the game and it was not a field goal. A game-saving tackle on a 71-yard kickoff return included a forced fumble that set up what could have been Green Bay’s game-ty...read more
After an independent investigator outlined 10 general allegations involving Door County Administrator Michael Serpe's conduct as manager, including his abrasiveness, his angry outbursts, and his inapp...read more
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Republican lawmakers recently announced a package of bills aimed at drawing more people back to the rural parts of the state. The Rural Wisconsin Initiative includes several measures, taking steps to ...read more
Southern Door varsity wrapped up an intense week of wrestling Saturday with a small team tournament at Cedar Grove-Belgium. Coach Jerry Englebert passed on the following summary from Saturday's wrestl...read more
To the Editors, I am really disgusted, mortified and heart-broken at the course that was taken in this matter. The County made a conscious decision to take the action that it did rather than give me ...read more
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New legislation from Assembly Republicans would eliminate Wisconsin’s minimum hunting age. Currently children as young as ten can hunt with a firearm as long as they are accompanied by a mentor....read more
Defensive coordinator Dave Aranda will leave the Wisconsin Badgers football program to take the same job with Lousiana State University.  Under Aranda, the Badgers defense had been stout, among ...read more
My family, Ken and Ruth Schwartz, established roots in West Jacksonport in 1968. They lived as good Door County citizens, supporting good organizations with both time and money. Over 44 years, I ...read more
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A group of dedicated volunteers is busy constructing the future home of the Door County Sled Dogs' education center located in Ephraim. Co-founder Bonnie Ulrich says a generous and anonymous donatio...read more
MILWAUKEE, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com)– The Green Bay women’s basketball team opened the New Year at Milwaukee this afternoon, taking on the Panthers at the Klotsche Center for the commence...read more
This letter is being written to address the Door County Administrator being placed on administrative leave. I have known Mr. Serpe for many years. In this time  I have come know Michael from bot...read more
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Wisconsin lawmakers want to help community libraries to better recover overdue items. New legislation would allow libraries to use collection agencies when books are overdue as well as police to help ...read more
Twenty turnovers by the home team gave the Milwaukee Bucks 35 points and a road victory over the Indiana Pacers 120-116. Khris Middleton led the way for the Bucks with 33 points, with Greg Monroe add...read more
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When Bill Welter of Sturgeon Bay needed knee replacement surgery, he assumed he would have to travel to Green Bay or elsewhere to get the care he needed. Welter says that changed when he met the care ...read more
After giving up a 14-point lead with just over a minute remaining in the game, the Southern Door girls basketball team held off Menasha St. Mary 44-42. The Eagles had a six-point lead heading into the...read more
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The lack of consistent snow and ice has hampered many winter sports enthusiasts in Door County, including a small group of area residents who normally take to the ice this time of year to snowkite, a ...read more
The Southern Door wrestling team will hit the mat once again today when they battle at Cedar Grove-Belgium. The Eagles are coming off the Oshkosh On The Water Tournament where they finished in 22nd p...read more
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Door County Reads is gearing up for its annual Kick-Off Celebration as community members finish up the final pages of this month’s book selection – "American Dervish" by Ayad Akhtar. Tracy...read more
The Badgers broke a long losing streak against USC in the Holiday Bowl in a game that got over early this morning. A 23-21 win over the Trojans gave Wisconsin their first win in the series in seven ...read more
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Divorce and taxes are not subjects people are usually too happy to discuss. In fact, for couples going through a divorce, taxes may be the last thing on their minds. Gay Pustaver of Money Management C...read more
With the recent snowfall and accumulation, Lambeau Field will be in need of snow removal Thursday morning in advance of Sunday’s regular season finale between the Packers and Vikings. To get ...read more
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Keeping your vehicle starting and running during long stretches of severely cold temperatures comes down to proper maintenance, according to Randy Sahs of Sahs Auto in Sturgeon Bay.  Sahs says ...read more
GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – The Green Bay women’s basketball concluded its non-conference slate this evening, welcoming Dayton to the Kress Events Center for a mid-week matchup...read more
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The Algoma School Board hosted a soft launch of the Water Kiosk at the Algoma High School last Thursday.  The dedication was attended by county leaders to highlight the only site in Kewaunee Co...read more
Area wrestling teams involved in two of the biggest tournaments in the state head into the final day of action. In LaCrosse, Luxemburg-Casco currently sits in third place in Division 2 of the Bi-St...read more
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The dangers of cold weather do not only impact humans, but can be dangerous to animals as well.  Dogs and cats should be brought into homes or warm and dry places in extreme cold weather, accor...read more
Sunday will be the first time the Packers and Vikings have met in the regular season when both teams entered the game with a double-digit win total. Since the Vikings entered the league in 1961, there...read more
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The recent stretch of sub-zero temperatures is giving ice fishing anglers the opportunity to begin their fishing season on the ice.  Gary Nault of the DoorCountyDailyNews.com Fishing Report recom...read more
The (10-5) Green Bay Packers and (10-5) Minnesota Vikings will play for the NFC North Division Championship Sunday night at 7:30 PM at historic Lambeau Field. It will be the second time ever that th...read more
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(Photo by Shelly Lau) The winter fleet of Great Lakes cargo ships continues to arrive at Fincantieri -Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay.  The latest arrival was the 1004 foot James R. Barker on...read more
Green Bay Packers fullback John Kuhn was named to the Pro Bowl on Tuesday by the National Football League. He joins Packers linebacker Clay Matthews, quarterback Aaron Rodgers and guard Josh Sitton ...read more
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The Green Bay Packers season came to a close Saturday after losing to the Arizona Cardinals in Overtime 26-20 in Phoenix.  After a miraculous last second touchdown pass from Aaron Rodgers to Jeff...read more
Weather has thrown a wrench into local sports schedules for Tuesday. Sturgeon Bay girls basketball at Chilton (2:30 PM) has been canceled. A makeup date has yet to be determined....read more
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Area Democrats are gearing up for tonight’s presidential candidates’ debate. It’s the last debate before the important Iowa caucus on February 1st. With polls showing Bernie Sanders ...read more
Weather conditions have pushed the Red Zone back to Monday, January 4. Luxemburg-Casco Youth Wrestling has been selected as the “WRLU Team of the Week” and will be honored at Jim Olson F...read more
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Freezing drizzle and snow showers on Friday have left some roads and untreated surfaces slippery. A surge of cold air arriving Saturday evening will also bring subzero wind chill. A wind chill ad...read more
MOREHEAD, Ky.  (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – Claiming its seventh win in its last nine games, the Green Bay men’s basketball team broke away from Morehead State on Monday night, w...read more
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A hearing took place in U.S. District Court in Green Bay Friday to decide whether the lawsuit over Sturgeon Bay’s west side waterfront hotel project should move into federal court. The Friends o...read more
The regular season finale at Lambeau Field Sunday has been moved into prime time. NBC will air the NFC North Championship game with kickoff slated for 7:30 PM. The game was plucked from the noon tim...read more
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In his final State of the Union address, President Obama called for greater civic engagement among Americans and a willingness to uphold their obligations as citizens. With presidential as well as sta...read more
The Green Bay Packers played quite possibly their worst game of the season Sunday afternoon against the Arizona Cardinals. A swarm of disappointed Packers fans invaded University of Phoenix Stadium ...read more
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Activist and environmentalist Winona LaDuke visited the DRAMM fish factory in Algoma this week. DRAMM produces liquid fish fertilizer for organic and conventional farming practices. LaDuke, who lives ...read more
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Sturgeon Bay City Council member Will Gregory has informed city officials that he will be calling for a reconsideration of last week’s council vote to vacate portions of First Avenue and Jeffers...read more
After taking the lead late in the third quarter, the Milwaukee Bucks could not hold on against the hot shooting of their Canadian foes as the Toronto Raptors topped the home team last night 111-90.&nb...read more
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Poor road conditions are reported throughout Door County as freezing drizzle coats area roadways. Door County Highway Commission Patrol Supervisor Thad Ash is advising area residents to stay off the r...read more
LOCAL K OF C SPONSOR YOUTH FREE THROW CHAMPIONSHIP JANUARY 9TH   All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2016 Knights of Columbus ...read more
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  The Miller Art Museum in Sturgeon Bay will highlight artists’ use of unconventional materials in a new exhibit, “You Draw and Paint on What?”.  The exhibit will includ...read more
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The League of Women Voters of Door County hopes Sturgeon Bay residents will become better acquainted with candidates running for Sturgeon Bay City Council. The League will sponsor a Candidate Forum fo...read more
The Green Bay Packers (10-4) travel to Arizona (12-2) and prepare to take on the Cardinals Sunday at 3:25 pm in the desert.  The Packers, given Christmas day off by Coach Mike McCarthy, still hav...read more
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Sturgeon Bay Police Chief Arleigh Porter says one of his greatest fears is that a heroin epidemic will hurt Door County as it has other nearby communities. [audio:1151693705-Porter1.mp3] [/audio] Po...read more
MADISON, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – It was almost a Christmas-comeback for the Green Bay men’s basketball team on Wednesday night, but Wisconsin was able to escape with a 84-79...read more
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The Sevastopol School Board will not ask its community for up to $34 million in general obligation funds for renovations and additions to its 92-year-old school building. A referendum addressing the f...read more
The loss of Tyrann Mathieu is comparable to the Green Bay Packers losing a Clay Matthews type on defense. The leader of the Cardinals defense tore his ACL and landed on season-ending injured reserve...read more
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An athlete from Hilbert High School has been suspended for five basketball games after tweeting a vulgar criticism of the WIAA’s email sent to high school officials concerning sportsmanship la...read more
Sturgeon Bay Swimming earned two first place finishes this week in a meet against Green Bay United. The meet was held at Green Bay Southwest High School Tuesday night. The boys 400-yard freestyle r...read more
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The Volunteer Center of Door County is looking for nominations for the annual Golden Heart Volunteer Awards which will be presented in April at an awards celebration dinner.  Executive Director...read more
Luxemburg-Casco (LUCA) 31.00 Coleman (COL) 24.00 160: Jordan Blanchard (COL) over Bryson Alsteen (LUCA) (Dec 7-5)  170: Dalton Smerchek (LUCA) over Brock Martinson (COL) (Fall 0:55) 182: Culle...read more
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Even though none of the $1.6 Billion Powerball Lottery Jackpot winners were from Wisconsin, a local area convenience store did sell the ticket to one of the 13 lucky players from Wednesday’s W...read more
Pulaski got the best of the Algoma girls basketball team last night 45-37 in a defensive battle.Multiple lead changes proved how even the teams were on Tuesday night. Baleigh Delorit and MaKayla Gu...read more
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The Wisconsin Assembly passed the HOPE  agenda during its session on Tuesday with desires to address heroin and prescription drug use in the state. HOPE stands for Heroin Opiate Prevention and ...read more
GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – Green Bay continued play at home this evening with Belmont, welcoming the Bruins (8-4) for the first meeting between the two programs. The Phoenix (9-2) t...read more
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On one of the coldest days of the school year, the students and staff of Kewaunee Grade School warmed the hearts of its crossing guard staff. The school took time out of its weekly Storm Student Spo...read more
The Green Bay Packers (10-4) and Arizona Cardinals (12-2) will meet in a matchup of 10-plus win teams Sunday at the University of Phoenix Stadium. Green Bay has won four of its last five games, inc...read more
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If a referendum addressing the facilities at Sevastopol School stands a chance of making it onto the spring ballot in April, tonight is its last chance. The Sevastopol School Board will make a decis...read more
Represented by three members of the team, the Green Bay Packers learned Tuesday that linebacker Clay Matthews, quarterback Aaron Rodgers and guard Josh Sitton were named to the Pro Bowl by the Natio...read more
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The Door County Maritime Museum is shining a brighter light on its Maritime Tower campaign with the centerpiece of the proposed 11-story structure. The museum is displaying the recently restored Fre...read more
The Green Bay Packers have signed long snapper Rick Lovato to take over the duties Brett Goode has held down. Goode reportedly tore his ACL in the first quarter of the game against the Oakland Raiders...read more
Algoma Mayor Wayne Schmidt says a new $6 million Grand Stay hotel breaking ground in early 2016 is good news for Algoma.  Schmidt is excited to bring new commerce and visitors to the community.&n...read more
Undefeated no more. The top team in both the A and B Volleyball Leagues at the Door County YMCA now each has one loss on the season. Nicolet Beach Concession is the last team to fall from the unbeaten...read more
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A local business owner is not happy that the city of Sturgeon Bay approved the partial closure of one of the streets in downtown Sturgeon Bay.  Mitch Larson, owner of On Deck Clothing on North Th...read more
Jim Olson Motors GM Store was packed with Packers fans last night for the weekly sports talk show “The Red Zone.” Rookie tight end Kennard Backman and punter Tim Masthay helped WRLU cele...read more
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Eight Gibraltar Marketing Education DECA students competed and earned outstanding awards at the 2016 District Level Career Development Conference held last Saturday at Bay Port High School.  Mary...read more
Oconto could not find the answer Monday night for the Algoma girls basketball team. After graduating Laken James last season, the program has dipped a little this season. James is now playing at UWG...read more
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President Barack Obama delivered his final State of the Union address to the 114th United Sates Congress Tuesday night in Washington, D.C.  U.S Representative for Wisconsin’s 8th ...read more
It was head coach Eric Tauschek's first win as head coach of the Sturgeon Bay Clippers varsity girls basketball program. A 48-40 win over Sevastopol catapulted the Clippers to their first win of the...read more
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The Sturgeon Bay Zoning Board of Appeals met Tuesday and tabled the proposal addresing the future building for Jim Olson Ford behind the current Jim Olson Chrysler dealership.  Sturgeon Bay Cit...read more
The Green Bay Packers have activated tight end Andrew Quarless from injured reserve – designated for return and placed wide receiver Ty Montgomery on injured reserve. The transactions were annou...read more
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A member of the Sturgeon Bay City Council hopes to use Robert’s Rules of Order to re-open negotiations with Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Company.  The council recently voted to close port...read more
Green Bay Packers punter Tim Masthay has been confirmed as tonight's guest along with rookie tight end Kennard Backman for tonight's weekly sports talk show. The seventh and eighth grade Algoma boys...read more
Immigration policy and treatment of our veterans may go down in history as major moral failures of this generation.  Without immigrant labor many of the dairy farmers I know in Door and Kewaune...read more
The Green Bay Packers did not need the 30-20 win over the Raiders to become playoff eligible. The New York Giants 38-35 loss to the Panthers ensured Green Bay’s spot in the post season moment ...read more
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Collections of room and sales taxes were up in Door County in 2015, a strong indicator of tourism in the area. Room tax collections were up 7.6 percent through  October over 2014 totals with ov...read more
It was another tough day for Southern Door Wrestlers Saturday at the Kewaunee Invitational. The Eagles finished in a disappointing 9th place as a team. Southern Door came in shorthanded with Logan W...read more
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Active parenting was the theme of last night’s technology presentation held at Luxemburg-Casco High School. The school district invited former educator Thomas Kidd and representatives from the...read more
GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – The Green Bay men’s basketball team concluded its mini three-game home stand on Sunday afternoon, setting a school-record with 22 steals w...read more
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Washington Island School District will seem more like an art gallery in 2016. Students will team up with a resident artist to paint a mural in the school commons before putting on an art show in ear...read more
GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) –The Green Bay Phoenix women’s basketball team returned to the Kress Center on Saturday afternoon, overcoming a second-half deficit to defeat South Da...read more
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The Powerball lottery jackpot has now reached a record $1.4 billion after the $900 million lottery yielded no big winners Saturday.  The jackpot continues to grow with the next drawing schedule...read more
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The Door County Reading Council is having a special presentation called "Hot Topics Exploring and Nurturing a Growth Mindset".  The program will be held at Stone Harbor Resort in Sturgeon Bay o...read more
Friday night's 87-mile road trip got a lot shorter after Southern Door pulled out a hard fought victory over Menominee (MI) 57-48. After falling into a 15-9 hole to begin the second quarter, the Eagle...read more
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Recent case law in Wisconsin is forcing Sturgeon Bay and other municipalities to address tourist rental houses in the state. The Sturgeon Bay Common Council approved last week a new definition and p...read more
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On a special and historic night in Luxemburg Friday night, The Luxemburg-Casco Spartans dominated the Marinette Marines 99-56 on 96.7FM WBDK.  Jake Zeitler broke the school record for career po...read more
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Money Management Counselors will be doing its part to help reverse a trend in young couples. Through grants from The Women’s Fund of Door County and the Door County Community Foundation, the n...read more
Algoma, Southern Door, and Luxemburg-Casco all powered to victory in high school girl's basketball Friday evening. The Wolves of Algoma dropped 41 points in the first half and did not look back in a ...read more
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Organic fertilizer producer DRAMM Corporation is expanding its operation in Algoma to keep up with the demand of its products. The Manintowoc-based company is adding 12,000-square feet to its curren...read more
A week ago, the Milwaukee Bucks became the first team to defeat the Golden State Warriors this season, snapping a string of 28 games. Last night, the Bucks almost snapped the Warriors' home winning st...read more
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Victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Kewaunee County can count on an Algoma non-profit organization for support. Violence Intervention Project is celebrating its 27th year of providing...read more
The Luxemburg-Casco girls defeated Marinette Thursday night 58-31.  The Spartans took a commanding 34-11 into halftime and never looked back.  The Schilz sisters lead the way for L-C.  ...read more
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Gas prices continue to drop in the area.  As of noon yesterday, prices were as low as $1.82 per gallon in the Sturgeon Bay area.  Penny Starr of QMart stations says the trend of lower gas pr...read more
Evan Smith took first place in the 100 yard butterfly to lead Sturgeon Bay to a second place finish at Plymouth High School Thursday. Ian Staudenmeier finished first in the 100 yard breaststroke in ...read more
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The Door County YMCA is kicking off their 2016 Annual Capital Campaign this month.  President and CEO Tom Beerntsen says this year’s goal is even higher than last year. [audio:11016120127-...read more
It has been a big week for the Algoma boys basketball team. A win against previously undefeated Southern Door Tuesday was the highlight. On Thursday night the Wolves brought their “A Game&rdqu...read more
  Great futures start here, at the Boys & Girls Club of Door County! Launched at the beginning of the 2015-16 school year, the Teen Action Committee, or TAC, is a group comprised of several...read more
Dating back to 2014, the Packers have won five of their last seven road games during the regular season. Green Bay will depart from Green Bay today on their longest road trip of the season. The Pack...read more
Local ice fishing anglers are anxious to get going this year, but Gary Nault from Gary’s Guide Service says it is too early and that people should wait until the end of the week to let the col...read more
The Luxemburg-Casco Spartans (3-1, 3-1 overall) will host the Marinette Marines (1-1, 2-2 overall) in a Northeast Conference matchup Friday night in Luxemburg.  Senior Jake Zeitler, who scored 38...read more
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With temperatures forecasted to drop into single digits and wind chills reaching below zero for the next several days, drivers should take extra precaution when traveling.  Randy Sahs from Sahs A...read more
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It’s not uncommon to see elementary school principals try and separate themselves from school after the final bell tones. At Sevastopol Elementary School Mary Donaldson simply can’t get en...read more
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A new survey has strengthening one’s faith as a top New Year’s resolution. According to the Christian research group Lifeway, developing a relationship with God trails only health as a t...read more
The Green Bay Packers have one of the top winning percentages in the NFL on the West Coast over the past 15 years. They will look to continue that trend Sunday at 3:05 PM in Oakland. Since 1990, th...read more
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CPR training may soon be a requirement for students under state law. A new bill in the Wisconsin senate would require all students in grade seven through 12 to take the training session during their...read more
The Packers are still banged up but of the 11 players listed on this week’s injury report only two did not participate yesterday. Defensive back Sam Shield continues to go through the NFL conc...read more
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Work groups are beginning to submit their recommendations to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) addressing the groundwater concerns in Kewaunee County. During last week’s Kewa...read more
GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – The Green Bay women’s basketball team returned to the Kress Center for the first time since Nov. 21 this evening, playing host to ex-Horizon Le...read more
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Dozens of junior and seniors took time out of their Saturday to focus on their future during the Financial Wellness Conference held at Sturgeon Bay High School. Organized by Money Management Counsel...read more
The Bo Ryan era is over in Madison. Badgers Basketball soared to new heights under his leadership and on Tuesday night the 14 time NCAA Tournament qualifying coach announced his retirement effective...read more
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Area businesses are missing out on the financial gains normally seen with snowmobilers this time of year.  Despite the holiday snowstorm and the thirteen inches of snow it brought to Door and K...read more
The Packerland Conference is up for grabs this season in high school boys basketball. Algoma won a statement game last night over the defending conference champion Southern Door Eagles. A 76-66 win ...read more
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      Poor economic news in China sent stock markets in the United States to its worst week to start a year in history.  The Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & ...read more
There is just one team left with an undefeated record in the Door County YMCA Co-Ed Volleyball League. Nicolet Beach Concessions remains unblemished in the A League. Hatco handed the top team in the B...read more
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When ordinary circumstances turn extraordinary, a Sister Bay church opens the doors of its food pantry. Located inside the First Baptist Church in Sister Bay, the Koinonia Kupboard serves 10 to 12 f...read more
The Green Bay Packers return to the road for a matchup in Oakland against the Raiders this Sunday with kickoff scheduled for 3:05 PM. The Packers recorded the 750th total victory in franchise histo...read more
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Aging can be difficult. The loss of one’s memory can be simply frightening. Now a coalition of area residents, non-profits and private businesses is working to ensure Door County is a “dem...read more
GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – Returning to the court for the first time in nine days, the Green Bay men’s basketball team stayed true to its early-season “RP40&rd...read more
The two candidates for mayor of Sturgeon Bay were asked by DoorCountyDailyNews.com to list the reasons voters should elect them to lead city government.  The responses from Thad Birmingham and La...read more
Algoma beat Manitowoc Lutheran 55-20 last night in high school girls basketball. The Wolves leading scorer was Baleigh Delorit with 13 points. Courtney Guilette and Anna Dier added nine points apiec...read more
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Local non-profits and service agencies are making a greater effort to reach young parents in need of additional supports for their families. The Cradle to Career Coalition at Lakeshore CAP in Sturgeon...read more
A pair of Green Bay Packers rookies, Kennard Backman and Christian Ringo, helped the Jim Olson Mottors Red Zone honor our team of the week DCY Swimming. The program formerly known as the Doorfins ha...read more
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  Elementary school students in Sevastopol are hoping their letters of encouragement will help the Packers pull off a big win this Sunday against the Washington Redskins. More than two hundred...read more
After handing the Golden State Warriors their first loss of the season and ending their undefeated streak, the Bucks look to continue their winning ways. Tonight Milwaukee travels to California to t...read more
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Sturgeon Bay’s longtime destination for organic produce and nutritional supplements will move to a new location this spring. Healthy Way Market will move from its current location on Madison Ave...read more
The Green Bay Packers have signed defensive lineman Mike Daniels to a contract extension reportedly worth $42 million over four years. The signing was announced Monday by Ted Thompson, Executive Vic...read more
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Construction crews expect to be busy in Sturgeon Bay over the next year. Along with different infrastructure improvements in parts of the city like Oak Street, a new apartment project and expansions a...read more
It was not an offensive clinic, but the Packers earned their ninth victory of the season by the final score of 28-7 over the Dallas Cowboys Sunday. The ground game got back on track with Eddie Lacy ...read more
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Administrators in the Village of Luxemburg say the success of Tax Increment Finance (TIF) districts will allow the village to greatly enhance its Main Street.  Village President Josh Salentine sa...read more
Two Green Bay Packers will help WRLU 104.1 FM celebrate our “Team of the Week” tonight at 5:30 PM from Jim Olson Motors Chrysler Store. The YMCA Doorfins will be celebrated with all o ft...read more
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With the continual changes to the technology children carry on a daily basis, Luxemburg-Casco School District is hosting a presentation discussing the challenges it presents this Monday. “Rais...read more
MADISON, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – The Green Bay women’s basketball team matched up with its in-state rival Wisconsin this evening, taking on the Badgers (3-6) at the Kohl Center. ...read more
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Construction crews expect to be busy in Sturgeon Bay in the next year. Along with different infrastructure improvements in parts of the city like Oak Street, a new apartment project and expansions a...read more
Led by a first-place finish by 106-pounder Bryce Bosman, the Luxemburg-Casco Spartans captured the top prize at the Battle on the Bay wrestling tournament hosted by Bay Port High School in Howard. The...read more
The Oconto Sheriff’s Department is asking the public for help solve a second December hit-and-run incident. According to the Oconto Sheriff’s Department press release, a pedestrian was s...read more
The Sturgeon Bay Clippers found themselves in a 21-6 hole going into the second stanza and could not come back as they fell to Montello 46-36. Clippers' Hannah Abrahamson tallied a career-high 18 poi...read more
The Kewaunee County race for the 12th District-Town of West Kewaunee will feature a unique political face-off between current County Board chairman Ron Heuer and challenger Mary Ellen Dobbins.  H...read more
The Green Bay Packers were 6-0 after a 27-20 victory over the San Diego Chargers the last time they walked off Lambeau Field with a victory. That was almost two months ago.   The Packers look to...read more
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Door County Sheriff Steve Delarwelle celebrated his first anniversary of taking office on Tuesday.  Delarwelle reflects on his first year on the job as Sheriff. [audio:10716101735-121617SheriffD...read more
Forward Greg Monroe scored 28 points and Giannis Antetokounmpo registered a triple-double as the Milwaukee Bucks ensured that no team would go undefeated this season, beating the Golden State Warriors...read more
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Milk prices that once hit record-high levels in 2014 have now continued a continued a downward trend this winter, concerning many area dairy farmers.  Rich Olson of Olson ARE Farms in southern Do...read more
In the same week, the Wisconsin Badgers have lost to both in-state rivals, Marquette and UW-Milwaukee. The Badgers lost to UW-M Wednesday, 68-67 ending a 22-game winning streak against the Panthers. &...read more
The Luxemburg-Casco Spartan Girls defeated the Little Chute Mustangs 61-46 Friday night in Luxemburg.  The Spartans (3-1, 3-2 overall) took a commanding 20-4 lead early in the first half and took...read more
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Kennedy Jean Ray was the first baby born in 2016 in Door County at Ministry Door County Medical Center in Sturgeon Bay.  The baby girl weighed 8 pounds and 13 ounces when born at 3:03pm Monday ...read more
Paul Schmitt and Matt Piesler will broadcast ten (five boys and five girls) Luxemburg-Casco Spartans basketball games on 96.7 WBDK this year. The first of ten broadcasts is tonight when the L-C girls ...read more
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The Door County YMCA is offering a new “Wisdom Wednesday” program that is getting a lot of attention.  Executive Director Tom Beerntsen says the new year offers many different opportu...read more
The Southern Door Eagles struggled to make up the points they will be giving up this season in its first home dual meet of the season, falling to the visiting Gillett-Suring Tigers 48-33. The Tigers ...read more
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President Barack Obama’s executive actions made concerning gun control during a press conference Tuesday has inspired proponents and opponents to the measures. Executive actions made by the Pres...read more
The Sevastopol varsity girls basketball team earned their second victory of the season Thursday night 38-28. Last night’s ten point victory came at Crivitz. Patty Estrada scored a team high 1...read more
        While both Thad Birmingham and Laurel Brooks agree employment will be a challenge in 2016, they differ on other challenges the city will face in the future.  ...read more
  The Green Bay Packers now have the better record and the tie-breaker over Minnesota following Arizona’s 23-20 win over the Vikings last night. The Packers are more concerned about what ...read more
School boards across Door and Kewaunee County expect to have few new faces if any at all after this spring’s elections. Sturgeon Bay has two open seats with new candidates Beth Chisholm and Sco...read more
Dating back to 2014, Green Bay has won four of the five games it has played in December. Under McCarthy, the Packers are (17-3) at home in December, including winning 13 of the last 14 games. Of the ...read more
The Sturgeon Bay City Council voted 5 to 1 Tuesday night to vacate portions of First Avenue and Jefferson Street.  The action was taken at the request of Fincantieri Marine Group-Bay Shipb...read more
On the eve of New Year’s Eve the Wisconsin Badgers will play the USC Trojans in the Holiday Bowl in San Diego, California. It will be somewhat of a home game for USC, but Badgers fans traditio...read more
   When the two candidates for mayor of Sturgeon Bay were asked the "bad news" story of 2015 both Mayor Thad Birminghm and his challenger, Laurel Brooks, cited the closing of Palmer Johnson...read more
The (8-4) Green Bay Packers will take on the (4-8) Dallas Cowboys Sunday at 3:25 PM at Lambeau Field. It will be Green Bay’s second-to-last home game of the regular season. The regular season ...read more
  The Kewaunee County board of supervisors, and the Algoma common council and mayoral races have been set.   In Algoma, Mayor Wayne Schmidt will run for re-election against challenger Virgi...read more
Sunday’s Packers and Cowboys game will feature a pair of teams that have been hit by the injury harder than most NFL teams this season. Dallas is without quarterback Tony Romo for the rest of ...read more
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Area municipalities may start clamping down on residents that have not yet cleared their sidewalks after last week’s storm. Cities like Algoma have ordinances that require its property owners ...read more
The Green Bay Packers Foundation on Tuesday awarded $600,000 to 236 civic and charitable groups throughout the state of Wisconsin in its annual distribution of grants. Overall, including a recent $2...read more
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If gas sales were an indicator for tourism in Sister Bay, then 2015 would be considered a success for many area businesses. Dave Lienau of the Sister Bay Mobil says his gas and diesel sales were up ...read more
Gibraltar snuck out a five-point victory over Oconto on the road last night. A 50-45 win over the Blue Devils was a major confidant boost for the transitioning Vikings. Aleah Bauldry led Gibraltar wit...read more
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As snowmobile trails in the area slowly dry out enough for safe travel, the Door County Parks Department is reminding riders that proper registration and annual passes are required. The change refle...read more
Nick LeCaptain made nine three-point baskets including seven in the first half to lead Southern Door past Oconto 83 – 61 Tuesday night. The Eagles freshman set a Southern Door School single game...read more
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  A commitment to nutrition and improving one’s overall wellness is a popular new year’s resolution, but changing long term eating and exercise habits can be challenging to say the...read more
The top team in each division has run their record to (15-0) and (18-0) respectively in the Door County YMCA Co-Ed Volleyball League. The gap between first and second place continues to grow each we...read more
  A resolution approving the vacation of portions of North 1st Avenue and Jefferson Street will be considered tonight at the first Sturgeon Bay Common Council meeting of the New Year. The action...read more
The Green Bay Packers have signed WR Jamel Johnson and RB Ross Scheuerman to the practice squad and released DB Kyle Sebetic from the practice squad. The transactions were announced Tuesday by Executi...read more
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Advocates working to increase the minimum wage in Wisconsin say they made great strides towards their goal in 2015. More than twenty legislators signed onto a bill to increase the state’s curren...read more
The Packers’ annual Toys for Tots collection will take place Sunday, Dec. 13, at Lambeau Field prior to the Green Bay Packers-Dallas Cowboys 3:25 p.m. game. Fans attending the game will have the...read more
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The recent winter storm and 13 inches of fresh snow it provided is making for ideal cross country ski conditions in Door County. More than one hundred people turned out for last week’s "Ski for ...read more
Two Green Bay Packers players helped WRLU celebrate the “Team of the Week” on 104.1 from Jim Olson Ford last night. Rookies Kennard Backman and Matt Rotherham were excited to share stori...read more
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Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is gearing up for its annual Learning In Retirement program registration. Numerous courses on subjects ranging from Alzheimer’s to memoir writing to wildflo...read more
Sturgeon Bay Clippers boys varsity basketball is on the rise this season. An 81-54 win over Kewaunee last night was proof. Montana Gunlaugsson led the Clippers balanced attack with 18, Connor Gajda...read more
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When severe weather hits, many people turn to the Weather Channel. Watching intrepid reporters brave hurricane force winds and raging flood waters can be comforting for some, addictive for others. The...read more
The Bucks went 0/5 from three-point land in the first half and committed 17 turnovers but somehow won an ugly NBA contest in Milwaukee Tuesday night 90-88. Greg Monroe scored with five seconds left...read more
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Area high school students will get a lesson in financial wellness this Saturday at Sturgeon Bay High School. Financial advisors will walk students through the many options they’ll have after gra...read more
The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame this week kicks off the sixth annual “Tundra Tales” at-home reading program for students in grades 4K through 5, which will run from Jan. 4 to March 6,...read more
Both incumbent Mayor Thad Birmingham and challenger Laurel Brooks cited jobs at Bay Ship Building Company as major good news for Sturgeon Bay in 2015. Brooks also cited as positive news the engagement...read more
  Despite giving up six forfeits out of 14 weight classes this season, Southern Door started their season tremendously well Saturday. The Eagles finished a perfect (4-0) at the Crivitz Team Dual...read more
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HELP of Door County, a domestic abuse counseling service, says an increasing number of elderly men is calling the organization’s hotline, seeking crisis counseling and legal assistance. Many cal...read more
The Green Bay Packers Foundation will announce its annual grants to 236 organizations Tuesday, Dec. 8, at 11:45 a.m. in the Lambeau Field Atrium. The gathering features a luncheon to recognize and ...read more
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Visitors to Wisconsin State Parks will have to pay a bit more this new year. Provisions in the most recent state budget raised park admission and trail fees to help offset the loss of state funding. A...read more
Two Green Bay Packers players will celebrate the “WRLU Team of the Week” tonight at the Jim Olson Motors Red Zone (FORD STORE). St. Peter’s Lutheran Athletics will be honored for t...read more
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With the arrival of the season’s first snow, state officials are encouraging drivers to slow down and remain alert to both road conditions and fellow drivers, who may be stranded on the side of ...read more
DES MOINES, Iowa (GreenBayPhoenix.com)– The Green Bay women’s basketball team took the floor against Drake at the Knapp Center in Des Moines, Iowa this afternoon, participating in its firs...read more
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The finishing touches are complete on the new shoe trail at the Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor. The Ridges is also now open seven days a week, renting shoe shoes and offering guided hikes on the w...read more
GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – The Green Bay men’s basketball team made a valiant bid for its fifth-consecutive win on Sunday afternoon, but Toledo overcame a late ...read more
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Great futures start here, at the Boys & Girls Club of Door County! [audio:1031691116-BGDCArtsEnrichment010315.mp3] [/audio] A new opportunity for self-expression is coming to the Boys and Girl...read more
Milwaukee Bucks forward Greg Monroe did not have the homecoming he wanted. Despite a strong personal performance, his new team could not keep up with his former team as the Detroit Pistons won 102-95...read more
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Door County has put the brakes on a proposal to add an additional 0.5 percent sales tax to help finance road projects. Highway commissioner John Kolodziej called for the move before last week’...read more
In a battle of unbeatens, the Kewaunee Storm knocked off the Southern Door Eagles 48-44. The Storm's Ellie Olson led all scorers with 14 points. The Eagles made a game of it in the second half, actual...read more
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Giving back to the community could be the New Year’s resolution that sticks for you this year. Only 23 percent of everyone that makes a resolution will see it to its completion according to a ...read more
Luxemburg-Casco hit the century mark after scoring 53 points in the second half, doubling up Waupaca 100-50 in high school boy's action Friday evening. Four Spartans scored in double figures, led by J...read more
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The questions you ask of your potential employer during an interview could be just as important as the questions they ask you. Bay Shipbuilding Company Human Resources and Labor Relations Manager Bi...read more
Southern Door crushed Green Bay West 79-31 in non-conference boys basketball Thursday night. Mitchell Gerend surpassed the all-time career assist record at Southern Door High School in the win. Dere...read more
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Public records in Wisconsin move back under the microscope when its oversight board reconvenes January 11. According to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, the Public Records Board will meet to discuss ...read more
A rare shutout was accomplished in non-conference wrestling night when Luxemburg-Casco throttled Clintonville/Marion 81.00-0 at home. L-C winners were: 120: Parker Coppens (LUCA) over (CLMA) (For.)...read more
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A proposed plan for a Kewaunee County biodigester project is hitting opposition from its residents. After the county accepted a $50,000 grant to study the possibility of a network of manure treatmen...read more
It was a night of record breaking, streak snapping and maybe the best finish of this generation for Packers fans. Trailing 17-0 in the first quarter and 20-0 in the second half, Green Bay never gav...read more
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A Sturgeon Bay pastor is ruffling feathers in traditional church circles with his new book. Bruce Joffe’s book, ­My Name is Heretic: Reforming the Church, from Guts to Glory, challenges re...read more
The Green Bay Packers have signed RB John Crockett to the active roster from the practice squad and released RB Alonzo Harris. The transactions were announced Thursday by Executive Vice President, G...read more
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Even with temperatures hovering at 25 degrees in the air and 35 degrees in the water Friday morning on the shoreline of Lakeside Park, over 700 thrill seekers rang in the New Year with a swim during...read more
Kickoff between the Lions and Packers at Ford Field will be at 7:25 PM tonight. The Packers lead the regular-season series 95-68-7 (.579) and have won both postseason contests the two have played. G...read more
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  Education plans to be a focus for First District Rep. Joel Kitchens when the legislative session resumes January 12. Rep. Kitchens is working on two bills currently that would address the stat...read more
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has led the Packers to 10 wins in 13 games against the Lions, completing 264 of 397 passes for 3,280 yards, 24 touchdowns and five interceptions with passer rating ...read more
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Fans of books and other media in Kewaunee County have racked up quite the library bill and now changes to how it is paid for is up for discussion. During last month’s board meeting, chairperso...read more
The Crossroads at Big Creek Environmental Preserve will hold a volunteer training for this winter’s Ski –For-Free (Snowshoes too!) program on Tuesday, December 8, 6:00-7:00 pm.Hands-on vol...read more
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Door County officials hope 2016 is the year when the future of a new senior center and emergency management service building will be decided.  A proposal to replace the aging facilities have be...read more
The Packers are extending their thanks to fans through the “Get On the Gridiron Sweepstakes,” which includes two tickets to the Green Bay Packers fan appreciation game against the Minnes...read more
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Early December rainfall is to blame for snowmobile trails in Kewaunee County to be closed for now. Parts of Kewaunee County received over four inches of rain last month, flooding streets and fields....read more
The Green Bay Packers will play their second-to-last NFC North game of the season when they take on the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Dating back to 1970, this will be the third time the Packers hav...read more
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Door County has gone from record high winter temperatures to near record snowfall but still local waters lack the ice that avid anglers desire. Gary Nault of Gary’s Guide Service says not to wor...read more
Injuries have been the one constant for the Green bay Packers this season. After hitting 13 last week the Packers dropped to 10 players on the report Tuesday. The Lions have the identical number of ...read more
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A snowmobile is to blame for a fire on Sturgeon Bay’s east side Thursday afternoon. The Sturgeon Bay Fire Department, Sturgeon Bay Police Department, Door County Sheriff’s Department, and ...read more
Monday night volleyball at the Door County YMCA in Sturgeon Bay is heating up. One team from each division remains undefeated. The rest of the league is simply trying to keep pace with the leaders. ...read more
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The snow has finally arrived and that can only mean one thing, the Kewaunee Polar Bear Plunge awaits.    [audio:12311531536-Kassner.mp3] [/audio]   On January 1st, come and che...read more
The Gibraltar girls basketball team impressed Monday night with a 57-20 win over Division 1 Green Bay West. The Vikings got a big performance from underclassmen Sheridan Ash. Her 23 points by far an...read more
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In light of the recent winter storm, county officials are reminding motorists to plan ahead and prepare an emergency kit for their vehicles should they become stranded.  Kewaunee County Director ...read more
Oconto took it to Sturgeon Bay 68-53 in high school boys basketball Tuesday night. The Clippers did not have one single player finish in double digits for points scored. Ryan Jackson had a team-high...read more
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Northern Door residents can now catch a break on gas prices with the opening of Jandu Petroleum’s newest BP Express location in Carlsville. Owner Parv Jandu says the station will always offer ...read more
The WRLU Team of the Week was the St. John Bosco Bobcats. Jim Olson Motors honored the youth sports teams and basketball players from fourth through seventh grades made an appearance to talk about t...read more
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In his 36 years on duty, Sturgeon Bay Police Chief Arleigh Porter is happy to see one New Year’s Day tradition slowly disappear. Even as people celebrate, operating while intoxicated is down i...read more
Every year Deer Hunter's Round-Up selects one deer camp as our "Deer Camp of the Year." This year Chris Jeanquart's camp was selected for their commitment to youth hunting.    What is called...read more
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Two thousand miles of roadway combined with large winter storm made for hard work and long hours for the Door County Highway Department on Tuesday. Crews finished plowing roads and laying salt at ab...read more
Community interest is being gauged at a public meeting for a potential new bass tournament in Sturgeon Bay. A preliminary meeting has been set for Monday, December 7 at 7:00 PM. At this meeting tou...read more
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Fourteen vessels and close to 500 seasonal employees will call Sturgeon Bay home over the next three months as the 2016 Winter Fleet drops anchor at Bay Shipbuilding. The Winter Fleet has been a sig...read more
The Door County Custom Meats Gun Hunt Photo Board was a major success during the 2015 gun-deer hunt. Pictures are still rolling after the season as big bucks and does were taken all the way up to the ...read more
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What started as a father-son wager has grown to a New Year’s Day legacy for J.R. Jarosh. The Jacksonport resident will dive into the Lake Michigan waters once again as the town celebrates its ...read more
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – Scorching out to a 16-1 lead on Monday night, the Green Bay men’s basketball team picked up its fourth-straight win of the year in conv...read more
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The city of Kewaunee will send out requests for bids for developers of the reconstruction of its harbor seawall project next week. Preliminary work for the restoration of Kewaunee Harbor and its sea...read more
Every show throughout the nine day gun-deer season was packed. Capacity crowds filled into Budweiser’s Deer Hunter’s Round-Up with the grand finale at the Valmy Happy Hour last night. W...read more
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A major Hollywood film is giving more exposure to the risk of concussions in sports. “Concussion” is the story of forensic pathologist Dr. Benet Omalu and his discovery of neurological d...read more
Matt Rotherham will join Alonzo Harris as our Packers guests tonight at Jim Olson Chrsyler for the Red Zone on 104.1 FM WRLU.  The show begins at 5:30 PM with Packers talk starting at 6:00 PM....read more
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A Nielsen survey found that the top New Year’s resolution for 2015 was to stay fit and healthy at 37 percent, but the follow-through on that commitment is often half that (19 percent) after tw...read more
A 21-point outburst in the second quarter led the Wisconsin Badgers to its 12th straight victory over bordering Minnesota, defeating the Gophers 31-21.  The Badger rushing attack of Dare Ogunbow...read more
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A Green Bay man was arrested last night by the Sturgeon Bay Police Department after fleeing his vehicle following a traffic stop Tuesday night. Officers stopped the vehicle after records showed the ...read more
Both Kewaunee and Algoma were able to collect weekend wins in high school girl's basketball action on Saturday.  Brooke Geier scored 30 points, including 15 from long range, as the Storm beat Lu...read more
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Over a year in the making, what made great progress in Algoma in 2015 excites city officials in 2016. The city of Algoma and developers of the GrandStay Hotel expect to break ground on the new facil...read more
CHARLESTON, Ill. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – Rallying from a 10-point deficit in the second half, the Green Bay men’s basketball team made nine of its last 10 free throws to seal its...read more
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A local group will help foster civility in the community with a series of monthly workshops beginning next Monday (1/4). The Door County Civility Project will provide interactive opportunities to le...read more
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – The Green Bay women’s basketball team concluded play in the Paradise Jam this evening, taking the floor against a strong Big Te...read more
The Door County Community Foundation has awarded Crossroads at Big Creek a Sustainability Grant from the Green Fund.  The grant supports the addition to a rofftop photovoltaic array, making Cro...read more
  Ten newsmakers have been named Golden Source Award recipients by the radio stations of DoorCountyDailyNews.com. All ten public figures have been exceptional at returning calls to our news dep...read more
The Milwaukee Bucks dropped another game last night in a blow out fashion 114-90.  The Bucks again struggled coming out in the third quarter allowing the Magic to shoot over 80 percent from the f...read more
Starting in 9th grade, students at Sevastopol have the opportunity to be a high school peer mentor. Peer mentors are high schoolers that work with the preschooler, kindergartener, or first grader th...read more
The rain and wind never quit and neither did the Bears at Lambeau Field Thursday night. Chicago scored a rare Lambeau Field victory 17-13 on “Brett Favre Night.” Jay Cutler managed to t...read more
Political reporting for the spring 2016 elections will begin with a series about the two candidates running for mayor of Sturgeon Bay.  Incumbent Thad Birmingham and challenger Laurel Brooks have...read more
It was not as emotional as Favre’s return to Lambeau Field in July until Bart Starr joined the party. The original “Leader of the Pack” put a very special ceremony over the top. In ...read more
Early estimates for snow totals range from ten to 14 inches for Door and Kewaunee Counties. Here is the list of closings, cancellations, postponements and delays for Tuesday, December 29 2015.If you...read more
Aaron Rodgers reached 250 career touchdown passes faster than any quarterback in the history of the NFL Thursday night. In just 121 games, Rodgers eclipsed Dan Marino’s record of quickest to 2...read more
  Snow and Ice control operations continue to go very slow due to the total volume of heavy wet snow and drifting conditions. Fortunately the wind has decreased, reducing the amount of driftin...read more
  Thanksgiving and Door County Turkeys   As we approach thanksgiving it is a time to look back and reflect upon what we are thankful for. For decades, the symbol that has represented this...read more
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Winter break might be just what the doctor ordered for children in Door and Kewaunee County as stomach flu hits the area. Stomach flu, or the norovirus as it is also called, tends to come and leave ...read more
Sevastopol fell 62-42 against St. Mary’s Tuesday night in high school boys basketball. Matt Neuman scored 12 and Jared Pfliger added 10 points in the loss. The Pioneers were shutout in the fou...read more
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The first major snow event of the winter has the Door and Kewaunee County Highway Departments ready to tackle area roadways. In Door County, 20 trucks and eight graders are prepared to work around t...read more
Week two of high school girls basketball games included some one-sided scores from Tuesday night in Door and Kewaunee Counties. Luxemburg-Casco traveled to Waupaca and handed the Comets an 82-29 de...read more
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Over one million charities benefited from generous hearts last year, but Consumer Reports and others are making sure Americans know who they are donating to and if they can afford it. Picking the ri...read more
Between the 25th and 29th of June, 2013, YMCA National Gymnastics Competition was held in Savannah, Georgia. The theme was “The Fountain of Possibilities.” The opening ceremony on June 25t...read more
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The mild weather this winter comes to an arupt halt this evening when the season’s first storm hits the area. The National Weather Service in Green Bay issued a winter storm warning early Mond...read more
Week four of the fall/winter Door County YMCA Volleyball League played out Monday night in Sturgeon Bay. One team in the A League and one team in the B League remains undefeated heading into week five...read more
There will be some new faces on the Kewaunee and Door County Boards after the spring election before a single vote is tallied . Four board members in Door County and another three in Kewaunee County...read more
GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – On a night when baskets were extremely hard to come by, Green Bay (2-3) got timely points and the necessary stops it needed to grind out a 66-63...read more
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The state’s most generous donors helped the Door County Community Foundation reach a goal a full month ahead of schedule. At the end of November, the Door County Community Foundation surpassed...read more
The “Team of the Week” on 104.1 FM WRLU was the Door County Youth Trap League led by Kim Welch and Jim Wolter. The Jim Olson Motors Red Zone was back at the Chrysler Store and since we a...read more
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The Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal continues to be a focus of restoration efforts by the Door County Land Trust. Located within the city’s boundaries, the five-hundred acre preserve features eight di...read more
Deer Hunter’s Round-Up on 104.1 FM will be broadcast from 6:30 – 7:30 tonight at Richard's Pub and Grill in Maplewood. Hunter’s stories will again be the basis of the show and all ...read more
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Students at Southern Door High School are using a new period at the end of their day to become better citizens in the community. On Mondays during Southern Door’s Extended Learning Time (ELT),...read more
The Green Bay Packers will take on the Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field in the first home Thanksgiving game since 1923. Brett Favre's name and retired No. 4 will be unveiled on Lambeau Field's north ...read more
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Taking a “one-size-fits-all” approach to your resume might be costing you job interviews in a future career. Using the same resume for jobs with varying skill sets is one of the six most c...read more
The Green Bay Packers are back at their season high number of players appearing on this week’s injury report. Green Bay has 15 players listed even though the team did not have practice Monday....read more
Great futures start here, at the Boys & Girls Club of Door County! Fulfilling a need for additional involvement opportunities, the Friends of Boys & Girls Club was created late last year.&n...read more
The Minnesota Vikings could not keep their grasp on the NFC North Division lead. Green Bay when into enemy territory and crushed the home team 30-13 and seemingly get back on track. Eddie Lacy had ...read more
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  There are no traffic lights, no gas stations, not even a stop sign, but amidst the soybean fields in the township of Clay Banks sits a little country building with a congregation that is the...read more
GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – After a slow start, the Green Bay men’s basketball team ratcheted up its defensive pressure after halftime, and used a key 12-0 run early ...read more
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The lack of snow this year has kept ideal hiking conditions available in the state parks.  Peninsula State Park is still open for adventurous hikers, according to Park Superintendent Kelli Brun...read more
Senior Anna Dier showed why she is a Division 1 basketball recruit with 34 points in Algoma's 69-50 victory over Green Bay Preble Saturday. Baliegh Delorit joined Dier in double-digit scoring, adding ...read more
With the first significant snowfall of the season forecasted in the early part of this week, driving on snow covered roads will present challenges to area drivers.  Randy Sahs of Sah’s Au...read more
After three straight losses, the Green Bay Packers find themselves looking up at the Minnesota Vikings for the NFC North title race. The Vikings are in the middle of their own five-game winning strea...read more
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Open Records Laws and government transparency have been a big issue in the national news lately, State Attorney General Brad Schimel says his Department of Justice has worked efficiently despite the ...read more
Wisconsin made it into the end zone three times on Saturday afternoon in Madison, but only one was called a touchdown in a 13-7 loss against Northwestern. The Wildcats defense forced five turnovers, ...read more
This Christmas season, WS Packaging employees in Algoma teamed up to join a challenge to maintain or lose weight, leading up to the holidays.  The challenge named, "You CAN Make a Difference!" ...read more
GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – The Green Bay defense shined this afternoon at the Kress Events Center, holding Vanderbilt to only three points in the final quarter of play to defea...read more
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Washington Island residents and businesses are optimistic for the New Year after a strong 2015. Traffic on the Washington Island Ferry was up this year and strong through the Thanksgiving holiday. C...read more
Do you have your rifle sighted in? Have you pulled out your blaze orange? Are your warm layers of clothing pulled from the closet? Are your pockets stuffed with hand warmers? Is venison sausage on you...read more
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The mild and wet winter is making working on area farms difficult and confusing for the plants they grow.  Farms in Door and Kewaunee County have experienced over four inches of rain this month...read more
The defending Packerland Conference Champion Algoma girls basketball team throttled Sevastopol in the Packerland Conference season opener 72-21. Baleigh Delorit scored 26 points to lead all scorers....read more
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 The Sevastopol School Board will head to the drawing board to address facility upgrades after receiving over 640 surveys from community members. The school district sent out the surveys in Nov...read more
The Green Bay Packers are in the midst of a four-game stretch against division opponents, with all four games taking place in the span of 19 days. It is the first time Green Bay has played four str...read more
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The executive director of the reform advocacy group Common Cause Wisconsin calls the recent changes to the Government Accountability Board and campaign finance laws a step backwards for the state. G...read more
The Luxemburg-Casco Winter Sports Preview drew a large crowd at the Rendezvous of Luxemburg last night.  Paul Schmitt was joined by girls basketball coach Della Otravadec, boys basketball coach J...read more
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Kewaunee County’s inclusion in a proposed marine sanctuary is picking up support with government officials. County Board members approved a resolution last week that would support expanding th...read more
ATLANTA, Ga. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) –The Green Bay men’s basketball team fell behind early on the road and couldn’t climb its way back, eventually falling 107-77 to Georgia Tech at Mc...read more
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Last-minute shoppers can learn a lesson from this year’s holiday season. Holding off purchasing Christmas gifts can create emotional spending for those in a panic or feeling guilty. Gay Pustav...read more
State representative Joel Kitchens made a special appearance at the Sturgeon Bay School Board meeting last night. In a very familiar setting, Kitchens presented the Sturgeon Bay Soccer Team a procla...read more
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The holidays often bring cheer, but also a spike in insurance claims that could have been prevented. A recent poll by Allstate Insurance states that while 70 percent of Americans know there is an in...read more
After three consecutive losses, the Green Bay Packers are emotionally and physically distant from the team that started the season (6-0). With 14 listed players on this week’s initial injury r...read more
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Gibraltar students are getting an introduction to the arts thanks to the vibrant community they call home. Seventh and eighth grade students recently completed the Friends of Gibraltar Acceptance Pr...read more
The Packers have scored 30-plus points in six of their last nine regular-season games against Minnesota, averaging 33.6 points per game over that span. That included a 42-point game last season, a 4...read more
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According to Readers Digest, One of the top causes of fires in a home is heating equipment including fireplaces. Sturgeon Bay Assistant Fire Chief Tim Dettman says that making sure that ashes are ful...read more
  The Luxemburg-Casco Spartans Winter Sports Preview will be on WBDK 96.7FM at Rendezvous of Luxemburg tonight (Thursday).  Paul Schmitt will be joined by Athletic Jenny Bandow as well as G...read more
One out of every three women over the age of 40 suffers from osteoporosis or weak, porous bones.  Bones that break easily also heal slowly which can hamper a woman’s quality of life.  ...read more
The Green Bay Packers have signed defensive end B.J. McBryde to the practice squad and released defensive tackle Eric Crume from the practice squad. The transactions were announced Wednesday by Execut...read more
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The Door / Kewaunee Drug Task Force had a busy December.   Recently, the task force concluded a series of four separate investigations involving the sale of illegal drugs in the Sturgeon Bay...read more
The Green Bay Packers will play their third road game in the last four weeks when they take on the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. The game time has been moved to 3:25 due to flex scheduling. The NFL t...read more
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Food pantries in Door and Kewaunee Counties continue to meet the needs of the impoverished families in the area.  Ken Marquart, president of the Kewaunee County Food Pantry in Algoma, says his ...read more
The Packers are offering fans the chance to experience Lambeau Field and win tickets to the Green Bay Packers-Dallas Cowboys game on Sunday, Dec. 13. One grand prize winner will receive two tickets t...read more
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The Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department is letting the Board of Directors know where they stand on a proposed referendum that is targeted for next April.  The BUG Fire Department sent a lett...read more
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – Despite a career-high and near double-double performance from Kenneth Lowe, the Green Bay men’s basketball team couldn’t keep up with...read more
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Representative Joel Kitchens says one of the disappointments of the first term in office is the legislature’s failure to resolve transportation funding. A majority of Wisconsin’s roadway...read more
A LEAGUE Nicolet Beach Concessions defeated Music Masters DJs 3-0 (15-3; 15-2; 15-4)Bayshore Powerballers defeated Team YMCA 3-0 (15-3; 15-12; 15-1) STANDINGS:Nicolet Beach Concessions 9-0Bay Area T...read more
  Christmas lights will not shine bright for many homes for part of the day after high winds caused outages in Door and Kewaunee Counties. Approximately 16 customers in Algoma and 493 in ...read more
The best attendance of the year for the weekly Jim Olson Motors Red Zone left standing room only at the Chrysler Store last night. Sevastopol’s 4th, 5th and 6th graders packed in for the celeb...read more
The Door/Kewaunee Drug Task Force concluded four investigations this month that led to seven people being charged with crimes. Early Wednesday morning, investigators arrested a 23-year old Sturgeon...read more
The rut is reportedly tailing off but the Door County Custom Meats Photo Board is expanding with more magnum bucks every day. This page is designed for hunter’s to take pride in their fall hun...read more
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More than 200 children in Kewaunee County will receive toys this Christmas thanks to the efforts of local residents as well as the Marine Reserve Center in Green Bay.  More than 100 families dona...read more
The Sturgeon Bay boys soccer team held their year-end banquet last night at the Sturgeon Bay Moravian Church. The centerpiece for the evening was of course their state championship trophy. The gold ...read more
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With the upcoming new year comes the opportunity to set resolutions for self-improvement. Weight loss or quitting bad habits usually top resolution lists. But experts say the best way to keep those re...read more
It was the most beautiful mid-November day imaginable at Lambeau Field Sunday. Game time temperature was 61 degrees and a capacity crowd stayed in their seats for halftime to honor a Packers all-tim...read more
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Congress has approved a law banning the sale and production of microbeads, the tiny pieces of non-biodegradable plastic used in beauty and personal care products. The Microbead Free Waters Act of 2015...read more
A run of 23 straight Packers wins at Lambeau over the Detroit Lions ended Sunday in an 18-16 loss. A new Lambeau Field regular season record of 78,526 suffered through the team’s worst home ef...read more
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A bill circulating in Madison would prohibit state or local governments from banning live Christmas trees in churches.  Republican lawmakers say several municipal fire departments have instituted...read more
Green Bay Packers players will again be supporting the Salvation Army this holiday season by signing autographs for fans in exchange for monetary donations. This year, the players will be signing a...read more
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Low gas prices could add to what AAA believes will be a record year-end holiday travel season. More than 100 million Americans are expected to hit the road, traveling at least 50 miles or more from ho...read more
Indoor volleyball at the Door County YMCA in Sturgeon Bay entered Week 2 on the schedule. Nicolet Beach Concessions continued their domination of the A League with a three game sweep over Bayshore P...read more
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Large group health insurance costs have more than tripled in Door and Kewaunee Counties since the year 2000 according to a new report from Citizen Action Wisconsin. Door County has experienced a 215 p...read more
  In conjunction with the NFL-wide Salute to Service recognition of Veteran’s Day, many activities both on and off the field on Sunday will be dedicated to showing appreciation to the U.S....read more
The Oconto County Sheriff’s Office reports a suspect is in custody in connection with a fatal hit and run incident Monday evening on the north side of County Trunk Highway S just west of Sobiesk...read more
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has led the Packers to 10 wins in 12 games against the Detroit Lions. He will attempt to make it 11 out of 13 Sunday at Lambeau Field. Rodgers has completed 229 of...read more
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New data from the U.S. Labor Department shows Wisconsin ranked 37th in private sector job growth during the 12 months ending last June. And while the state’s unemployment rate is down to 4.2 per...read more
The Sevastopol fourth through seventh grade girls basketball teams will be honored by two Green Bay Packers at Jim Olson Motors Chrysler Store tonight. The Red Zone on 104.1 FM WRLU will welcome Dat...read more
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Area food pantries not only work to provide nutritional staples for those in need, they also work to provide the special foods so many people look forward to this time of year. Sandy Soik is the manag...read more
Sunday will be the first of four consecutive games against division opponents, including two against the Lions. All four games will take place in the span of 19 days. It is the first time Green Ba...read more
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Visitors for many residents at area nursing homes and assisted care facilities can be sparse year-round, but especially during the busy time of the holidays. Almost 50 percent of residents get no vi...read more
Khris Middleton’s buzzer beater went in and out and Milwaukee fell 103-102 in Denver last night. The Nuggets outplayed Milwaukee in the second and third quarters but the Bucks came surging bac...read more
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Rick Nelson says the years he spent working as the Executive Director of Door County Habitat for Humanity were some of the most rewarding of his life. From 2005 to 2014, Nelson worked to provide she...read more
Green Bay has a (15-3) mark against the Lions under Head Coach Mike McCarthy, which is tied with Pittsburgh (15-3 vs. Cleveland) for the second-best winning percentage by a team vs. a divisional foe...read more
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President Obama recently signed legislation making it possible to give individual retirement account, or IRA, assets to charity without paying federal tax. Prior to the new law, all lifetime donations...read more
The Green Bay Packers outnumber the Detroit Lions 14-6 on the week’s first injury report issued Wednesday afternoon. The report was released hours after Coach Mike McCarthy said Eddie Lacy was...read more
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There are just a few days left until Christmas and many people are still scrambling to find last minute gifts. While it may be easier to just click and buy online, local businesses are hoping reside...read more
The Green Bay Packers will play their first home game in almost a month when they host the Detroit Lions on Sunday.The Packers have won 24 straight games against Detroit in Wisconsin, includ...read more
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Logs on the fire and lights twinkling on the tree are staples of the holiday season but can also pose risk to a home if not handled with care. Fire experts stress the importance of inspecting lighting...read more
The Green Bay Packers have signed DT Eric Crume to the practice squad and released DT Justin Hamilton. The transactions were announced Tuesday by Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director...read more
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The force was more than strong with movie goers and theaters last weekend as “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” opened to good reviews and even better box office numbers. The seventh install...read more
The Green Bay Packers and Packers Hall of Fame Inc. will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of a new Ron Wolf exhibit on Friday, Nov. 13, at 11 a.m. The ribbon cutting will include remark...read more
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The volunteer trail grooming crew at Whitefish Dunes State Park has begun initial maintenance work on the park’s 13-mile cross-country trail system. Volunteers have been busy trimming branches a...read more
Algoma High School graduate Jesse Kroll and the Central Michigan Chippewas (5-4, 4-2) fell to the Toledo Rockets (8-1, 5-1) 28-23 Tuesday night on ESPN 2. In the loss, Kroll was the Chippewas leading...read more
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Lawmakers are working to revise the federal chemical safety law, which they say is outdated and puts the public at unnecessary risk of exposure to toxic substances. The bill passed the Senate with str...read more
The Milwaukee Bucks played host to the Boston Celtics Tuesday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center and saw their four-game winning streak get snapped in a 99-83 loss. The score was tied 24-24 after the f...read more
Boys & Girls Club of Door County & Rotary Interact Are Collaborating on HeartMath Programming Great futures start here, at the Boys & Girls Club of Door County! HeartMath is a national...read more
The Jim Olson Motors Red Zone threw a party last night for the 2015 WIAA Division 4 State Champions. The Sturgeon Bay Soccer team brought their gold ball and every player and coach was able to share...read more
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A controversial bill that would limit school districts’ ability to increase school budgets through taxpayer referendums is being proposed in the state.  Critics of the bill say schools are ...read more
The radio stations of DoorCountyDailyNews.com was able to capture video of Coach Todd Maas and his halftime speech as well as the celebration that followed the 2-0 State Championship victory at Stat...read more
A trial date has been set for the former Door County Humane Society’s former executive director, Carrie Counihan. Counihan faces 12 felony counts as she will stand trial on February 12 in Door...read more
The Packers were a perfect (6-0) two weeks ago. Now at (6-2) following a 37-29 defeat against the Panthers, Green Bay appears to be falling apart. Infighting on the sideline, missed tackles, more in...read more
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The "2015 Children’s Book Drive" conducted at Craig’s Piggly Wiggly in Algoma was a huge success again.  Over 500 new and gently used books were donated to the Kewaunee County Food ...read more
With the second half of the Green Bay Packers’ home-game schedule approaching, including the highly anticipated Thanksgiving night game against the Chicago Bears, the Packers are reminding fan...read more
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With the recent terrorists shooting in California a couple weeks ago, area law enforcement officials are well aware that similar attacks can happen anywhere at any time.  Door County Sheriff St...read more
For the Sturgeon Bay Clippers Boys’ soccer team, mission accomplished.  Coming into the 2015 season, the Clippers had several goals on their list.  Conference championship – ch...read more
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A lack of snow in Door County is not keeping local businesses and area attractions down. Temperatures have been well above average for most of December while visitors and residents have experienced ...read more
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The Sturgeon Bay Clippers defeated University School 2-0 Saturday morning to win their first Division 4 Boys Soccer Championship.  Goals by Robbie Hohlfelder and Alessandro Nora were the differen...read more
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Job seekers often hurt themselves in the hiring process the more often they switch positions and companies. According to staffing firm RecruitFi, 86 percent of Millennials would quit their job if it...read more
The Southern Door Eagles were eliminated from the Division 5 playoffs with a 48-27 loss to the Amherst Falcons Friday. Amherst jumped out to a 48-0 lead at the half with seven touchdowns (6 rushing 1...read more
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Superintendent Patti Vickman says Southern Door School District has made great strides to address transparency since the issue was first brought forward four years ago. The issue was brought forward...read more
Sturgeon Bay School District threw a big party this morning for their soccer team before their date with destiny in Milwaukee starting this afternoon. WRLU's Nick Freimuth hosted the festivities as he...read more
As the holiday season approaches, so does the availability of the delicious, calorie-packed holiday foods such as casseroles, cookies, and various other sweet treats. For the average person this ava...read more
Former Gibraltar High School sports standout and Fish Creek native Paul Nelson was recently inducted into the Wisconsin Lutheran College Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2015 Hall of Fame class was inducte...read more
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  Facing increased costs and declining aid, the Door County Board of Supervisors is exploring a new sales tax for the sole purpose of road repair and maintenance. The proposed measure comes on t...read more
Jabari Parker made his return to the lineup since tearing his ACL last season and the Milwaukee Bucks won 91-87 against the Philadelphia 76ers Wednesday. Parker played 16 minutes and scored two point...read more
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The holidays often put additional stress on those suffering from alcohol abuse.  According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 17 percent of men and 8 percent of women will...read more
Sturgeon Bay Soccer will play University School of Milwaukee in the Division 4 state championship game this morning at 10:00 AM at Uihlein Soccer Complex in Milwaukee. WRLU 104.1 FM will begin the b...read more
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Governor Scott Walker traveled to Sturgeon Bay Friday to tour Pro Product Inc.’s recently expanded manufacturing facility. It was announced earlier this week that unemployment in the state has...read more
In a shot heard round the state at 69:51 into the contest, the Sturgeon Bay boys’ soccer team defeated the Barron Golden Bears, 1-0, in a WIAA Division 4 state semi-final match on Friday afterno...read more
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Algoma High School students recently trained 130 people in hands-only CPR at two recent school basketball games. Volunteers took to the court at halftime for demonstrations and secured a special room ...read more
Tonight on 102.1 WRKU and streamed worldwide at DoorCountyDailyNews.com the Southern Door Eagles will take on Amherst in Level 3 Division 5 playoff football. The game will be held at Goerke (Ger-key) ...read more
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Midsummer’s Music Festival is hoping to bring a bit of peace and calm to midwinter and the holiday season. Madison Bach Musicians will perform two concerts with Sevastopol students Friday and Sa...read more
There will be only one fan bus heading down to Milwaukee on Saturday, November 7th-only the first 46 Sturgeon Bay High School students who pay $5.00 for the bus, $8.00 for their ticket and get parent ...read more
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Research shows that musical training – even if started later in life – can have impressive health benefits, including improved memory retention and hand/eye coordination. The Peninsula New...read more
Sturgeon Bay will make their third consecutive and fifth appearance at State Soccer in the last six years. WRLU 104.1 FM will broadcast the WIAA Division 4 semi-final from Uihlein Soccer Complex in Mi...read more
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Slightly higher mortgage rates and loan rates are expected following the Federal Reserve’s decision to raise short-term interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade. The widely expected ...read more
The Packers and Panthers are facing each other in back-to-back seasons for the first time since 2007-08. Green Bay is (8-4) against the Panthers during the regular season, including (5-2) at Carolin...read more
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The newly formed Wisconsin Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force held its first meeting this past week to address and work on eradicating, what some call the modern-day slavery.  Attorney General Bra...read more
The (6-1) Green Bay Packers travel to Carolina for maybe their toughest test of the season so far against the (7-0) Panthers Sunday. The noon kickoff from Bank of America Stadium will be met with ex...read more
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The cause of last Friday’s fire at Bay Shipbuilding Company will not be known for a while, but the Sturgeon Bay Fire Department says it was not the fault of any crew mate or shipyard worker. T...read more
After playing the undefeated Broncos last week, the Packers will be the third team in NFL history to play teams 6-0 or better in consecutive games (1934 Detroit and 2004 Pittsburgh). They will be th...read more
The Kewaunee Common Council will have at least one new face after this spring’s election. Incumbent Mark Kunkel from the city’s 1st aldermanic district has turned in his non-candidacy pa...read more
On Tuesday, the Milwaukee Brewers announced they will bring back first baseman Adam Lind in 2016. Lind's option is worth $8 million and gives Milwaukee the "option" to keep him next season or trade hi...read more
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For the Door County Land Trust, some of its smallest land acquisitions make the biggest difference. The Land Trust’s latest parcel purchase in the Carlsville area adds not just acreage to Bay ...read more
Let the games begin. The Sturgeon Bay YMCA started their winter volleyball league Monday night and a couple teams are off to a hot start already. After one night of play three teams between two divisi...read more
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It may not be fit for ice skating right now, but the Village of Sister Bay is still planning to use its rink for this year’s New Year’s Eve celebration.  Sister Bay’s “N...read more
The Gibraltar seventh and eighth grade football teams were honored last night at Jim Olson Motors Ford Store by two Green Bay Packers. The Red Zone on 104.1 FM WRLU welcomed Kennard Backman and Alon...read more
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Parents may soon be able to consider crime data alongside graduation rates, demographics, and test scores when picking out a school for their children. A bill sponsored Representative John Jagler (R...read more
Only two Door and Kewaunee County high schools remain in the quest for a fall sports state championship. Sturgeon Bay Soccer is one win away from appearing in their first ever state final. Southern ...read more
Over the past weekend Law Enforcement Officers from the Door County Sheriff’s Department, Sturgeon Bay Police Department, Wisconsin DNR and the Door County Sheriff’s Department Dispatch Ce...read more
Former President Bill Clinton sat courtside with Milwaukee Bucks ownership during a 106-87 Bucks victory over the Brooklyn Nets. Milwaukee’s first win of the season featured a 26 point outing ...read more
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The Kewaunee County Land and Water Conservation Department says recent well testing results released were not a surprise heading into the winter. Thirty-four percent of the 320 wells tested were found...read more
The annual search for the next honoree for the Packers FAN Hall of Fame has begun. Fans are asked to nominate themselves, a relative or friend for the honor of being the 18th member of the Packers FA...read more
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Undesignated historic buildings could find themselves without protection under a bill introduced in the Wisconsin Legislature this week. The legislation introduced by Republican Rob Brooks of Saukvi...read more
Not much went right for the Green Bay Packers on Sunday Night Football. Players and coaches echoed the sentiment that they were embarrassed by their performance in a 29-10 defeat in Denver. The Bro...read more
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According to Spine-Health.com, a new study strengthens the link between smoking and lower back pain and also shows a correlation to degenerative lumbar spine problems.  Dr. Levi Arnold of Peninsu...read more
The Milwaukee Bucks fell to (0-3) with a 106-87 loss to the Toronto Raptors Sunday. Wisconsin’s NBA team looked a lot like the state’s football team Sunday; lackluster. Giannis Antetoko...read more
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The City of Sturgeon Bay experienced a blockage of sanitary sewers that caused sewer back-ups on Memorial Drive and the dumping of raw sewage into the bay earlier this week.  Sturgeon Bay Utiliti...read more
The Sturgeon Bay boys’ soccer team outlasted Winnebago Lutheran Academy 3-1, in a WIAA Division 4 sectional final heard Saturday afternoon on 104.1 WRLU.On a rainy afternoon from Lomira, the Cli...read more
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Schools across Los Angeles were closed and students sent home Tuesday after the police received what officials described as a credible bomb threat.   Luxemburg-Casco School Superintendent Gl...read more
A soggy course in Wisconsin Rapids could not stop Algoma’s Jacob Wahlers from reaching the podium at the WIAA State Cross Country Meet. The three-time state qualifier completed the 5K course in...read more
Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Vice President and General Manager Todd Thayse told the Sturgeon Bay City Council last night there will be compromise and communications as negotiations continue to vacate...read more
Wisconsin running back Corey Clement picked up right where he left off after nursing an injury over the last few weeks. Clement had 115 yards and three touchdowns on just 11 carries for the Badgers as...read more
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The general manager of Stone Harbor Resort and Conference Center in downtown Sturgeon Bay has come out in support of a proposal by Fincanteri Bay Ship Building Company to close portions of two city st...read more
Two teams will enter Invesco Field Sunday night undefeated, but only one will be able to claim the title after it. The Green Bay Packers traveled to Denver on Friday for its matchup against the Bron...read more
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The Door County Advocate reports that two Sevastopol School students face possible disorderly conduct charges after a December 1st assault of a special needs student in the high school locker room. Th...read more
(Photos by Ron LeCloux) The Luxemburg-Casco Spartans’ run to state came to an abrupt end Friday night as Xavier Hawks soared to a 46-3 victory in a game heard on 96.7 WBDK.   The Sparta...read more
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The Sister Bay Advancement Association has awarded the 2015 Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Volunteer of the Year award to Cheri Boock of Sister Bay and Ephraim. Boock was nominated for her volunteerism with...read more
The Southern Door Eagles advanced to play Amherst next Friday night with a 41-27 victory over the Bonduel Bears.  Eagles' scored six touchdowns (5 rushing 1 passing). Tory Jandrin had two rushin...read more
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Additional barn concerts will be added to the 2016 Birch Creek Music Performance Center summer lineup, along with various venues across Door County. Birch Creek is currently accepting student applicat...read more
There is no state championship game for 8-man football but the WIAA has sanctioned an eight-team Jamboree. The Jamboree is a showcase intended to provide exposure and incentive to WIAA member school...read more
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A Wisconsin organization is working to make sure all area World War ll and Korean War veterans get a chance to visit the memorials built to honor their service and sacrifices. The Old Glory Honor Flig...read more
In a match heard Thursday evening on 104.1 WRLU, the Sturgeon Bay Clippers boys soccer team defeated the Kewaunee Storm 6-0, in Division 4 sectional semi-final action at Clark Field in Sturgeon Bay....read more
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For many children in Door County, weekends as well as long holiday breaks can mean a lack of access to their primary source of nutrition – the school cafeteria. The "Backpack Buddies" program he...read more
The Southern Door Eagles advanced to Level 2 of the Division 5 playoffs with a 42-7 win over Oostburg and will now host Bonduel tonight on the New More FM 102.1 WRKU.   Bonduel is com...read more
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With over three inches of rain falling in the last 48 to 72 hours, municipalities in the area are being challenged with an incredible amount of run-off into their water systems.  Algoma City Admi...read more
The #5 seeded Luxemburg-Casco Spartans (7-3) will travel to Appleton tonight in a Division 3 Level 2 football playoff against the undefeated #1 seeded Xavier Hawks.  The Spartans upset Seymour la...read more
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Door and Kewaunee County along with much of northeastern Wisconsin is under a flood watch until 4 p.m. Monday. Between two and three inches of rain have fallen throughout the area since the rain began...read more
Green Bay will go on the road this weekend with 13 days of rest behind them during the bye week. It is the seventh time during the Coach Mike McCarthy era that the Packers play away from Lambeau Fie...read more
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Stepping into a community with two major projects in the horizon has been right in the wheelhouse for new Egg Harbor village administrator Ryan Heise. The village expects to break ground on a communit...read more
Southern Door Football, Sturgeon Bay Soccer and Luxemburg-Casco Football will each continue their post season run on the radio stations of DoorCountyDailyNews.com. Clippers Soccer will be the first ...read more
Ballots for this spring’s school board elections are looking empty across Door and Kewaunee County with less than a month before the filing deadline. Southern Door School District currently has...read more
The start to the 2015 Packers season has a much different feel than last year. A season ago, the “R-E-L-A-X” quote from Aaron Rodgers followed a (1-2) start to the season. This year the ...read more
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Parents can use the holidays to teach their children important lessons in giving. Parents that talk to their children about giving are 20 percent more likely to give to a charity later in life accordi...read more
The Green Bay Packers and Denver Broncos released their first injury reports Wednesday afternoon heading into their Week 8 matchup. The Packers have seven players listed while Denver posts 11 on the...read more
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The Kewaunee County Board will vote Tuesday evening on whether to accept a grant earmarked for the possible establishment of manure treatment facilities. The Wisconsin Public Service Commission awarde...read more
“New season. Same results.” The Milwaukee Bucks tipped off the 2015-2016 NBA regular season at home last night and looked very similar to the team Wisconsinites have grown accustomed to ...read more
A 2003 nonfiction book, "The Bully, The Bullied and the Bystander," is about bullying and the role played by the victim and the bystander.  Being a bystander to bullying is often as offensiv...read more
There will be a Winter Co-Curricular meeting for Sturgeon Bay High School Athletics on Monday, November 2nd from 6:00-7:00 pm in the high school auditorium. Any Freshman or transfer students who di...read more
Sturgeon Bay Common Council members will take a portion of Tuesday’s meeting to revisit the proposed vacation of First Avenue and Jefferson Street. By closing the two streets, Bay Shipbuilding w...read more
According to the Elias Sports Bureau, the matchup at Denver will be the first time Green Bay has entered a game (6-0) or better and faced a team that was (6-0) or better. It will be just the fourth ...read more
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From a quiet Winter Park in Kewaunee County to an ice rink waiting to be built in Sister Bay, the unseasonably warm temperatures are delaying winter for some and allowing others to get one last glimps...read more
The Packers and Levi’s are offering fans the chance to have a Thanksgiving to remember, with one grand prize winner receiving 10 tickets to the much-anticipated Packers-Bears game at Lambeau Fie...read more
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Getting that new job starts well before you ever sit down for the interview. Preparing for the interview itself is one key to success, whether it is doing research on the company you are applying with...read more
The Green Bay Packers have signed DT Justin Hamilton to the practice squad. The transaction was announced Monday by Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations Ted Th...read more
Green Bay Packers players, along with the Village of Pulaski and Brown County United Way volunteers, will participate in a playground build as a part of the 2015 NFL/United Way Hometown Huddle on Tues...read more
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The village of Sister Bay is reaping the benefits of an efficient crew and excellent summer weather on its roadways this winter. Motorists have been able to traverse Highway 42 in the village’s ...read more
The Green Bay Packers had the week off and the Jim Olson Motors is taking this week off as well. The weekly Packers talk show on 104.1 FM WRLU will resume next Monday from the Jim Olson Ford Store o...read more
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In the face of national scrutiny after acts of terror in Paris and California, leaders of Northeast Wisconsin’s Muslim community continue to reach out to those curious about their religion. The ...read more
The Green Bay Packers are now one of five undefeated teams at (6-0). Green Bay and Denver each enjoyed a week off and will square off on Sunday Night Football at Mile High Stadium. The Packers will...read more
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The cause of the fire to the freighter docked at Bay Shipbuilding on Friday evening has still not been determined.  The Sturgeon Bay Fire Department received a call shortly after 6 pm Friday that...read more
In a match heard on 104.1 WRLU on Saturday evening, the Sturgeon Bay boys soccer team defeated the Wrightstown Tigers 6-0 at Clark Field in Sturgeon Bay. The victory gave the Clippers their seventh ...read more
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Sunday is the last day of the antlerless deer gun hunt in the state.  According to DNR numbers, 4798 deer were harvested in Door and Kewaunee County during the regular nine-day gun season.  ...read more
Luxemburg-Casco was swept by Wrightstown three games to none in a WIAA Division 2 regional final last night on 96.7 FM WBDK. The Spartans led through most of game one and game two but collapsed at the...read more
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Midsummer’s Music Festival will end its 25th season of classical music performances this year with special concerts on December 18 and 19.  Russ Warren, marketing director, says the concert...read more
The Wisconsin Badgers defeated the Illinois Illini 24-13 Saturday despite having their starting quarterback, center and wide receiver knocked out of the game with injuries.  Brad Houston replaced...read more
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The League of Women Voters of Door County is asking any citizen or candidate interested in a forum for the spring election cycle to contact them by January 19.  Nancy Fisher of the league sa...read more
The Southern Door Eagles advanced to play Bonduel next Friday night with a 42-7 win over Oostburg. Eagles finished with six rushing touchdowns and 367 yards on the ground. Tory Jandrin, Derik LeCapta...read more
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Woody Wodack has been a regular spectator of racing events in Sturgeon Bay for fifty years. He has worked as the Thunderhill Raceway’s promoter for the past thirteen years. But Wodack’s fu...read more
  (Photos by Ron LeCloux) The #5 seeded Luxemburg-Casco Spartans dominated the #4 seeded Seymour Thunder with a convincing  28-14 victory Friday night in a Division 3 Level 1 playoff gam...read more
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As school districts across Wisconsin work to provide more fresh whole foods to their students, advocates with Farm-to-School programs say offering so-called “ugly foods” may help increase ...read more
The post season was short lived for the Kewaunee High School Football team. A 34-14 loss broadcast on 104.1 FM WRLU to the Bonduel Bears featured a four-headed monster in the backfield for Bonduel a...read more
  A freighter that is docked at Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay received substantial damage from a fire Friday night. The Sturgeon Bay Fire Department was called to the shipyard just after 6...read more
Luxemburg-Casco’s girls cross country team’s season will continue after finishing second in yesterday’s WIAA Division 2 sectional meet in Two Rivers.  Jacie Legois won the race ...read more
Both Door County high school soccer programs advanced to the regional finals Saturday with big wins yesterday. The top overall seed in the area Sturgeon Bay crushed the Peshtigo Bulldogs 10-0. The g...read more
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin says she is pleased the U.S. Army will conduct a full investigation into allegations that military service members, diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder or traumati...read more
Sevastopol was hoping for a major upset in WIAA Division 4 regional semi-final volleyball last night. The Pioneers did take a game from top seeded Hilbert but fell in four games 25-21, 19-25, 19-25 ...read more
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The Friends of Sturgeon Bay Public Waterfront and Sturgeon Bay residents have filed a brief in federal court opposing a motion to dismiss their lawsuit against the City of Sturgeon Bay regarding the C...read more
  WRLU 104.1 FM will broadcast the Level 1 Kewaunee playoff game against Bonduel tonight. The game will be played at Shawano High School. Bonduel’s High School Football Field has been unde...read more
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Algoma city officials remain confident that a proposed hotel project will be ready for guests by next fall. Developers for the proposed GrandStay Hotel have had regular meetings with city officials di...read more
The Southern Door Eagles will host the Oostburg Dutchmen in the Level 1 Division 5 playoffs Friday night. The Eagles enter as #2 seed and the Flying Dutchmen the #7 seed. Eagles are winners of the Pa...read more
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It may be less hassle to assemble an artificial Christmas tree, but the time it takes to visit a local tree farm and cut a fresh tree has significant impact on Wisconsin’s economy. According to ...read more
  The Luxemburg-Casco Spartans (6-3) will travel to Seymour tonight in a Division 3 Level 1 Playoff  game against the Thunder.  The Spartans look to revenge a 19-0 lost to Seymour 19-0...read more
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States will have more say on the education its children receive after President Barack Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act on Thursday. The ESSA replaces the former education legislation known...read more
Green Bay’s win over San Diego marked the fifth consecutive game at Lambeau Field the Packers have won when it has led into the bye week (2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2015). Dating back to 1990, th...read more
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Sturgeon Bay City Council Member Kelly Catarozoli wants to slow down the decision-making process on a request by Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Company to close portions of First Avenue and Jeffers...read more
Regional semi-final volleyball takes to the courts throughout the state tonight. Games start at 7:00 PM with this evening’s winners advancing to the regional finals Saturday. Only three teams ...read more
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An Illinois man, last seen in Door County, still remains missing after more than three weeks.  87-year-old Earnest H. Moore was spotted leaving Illinois and driving to Door County on November 16....read more
The post season for high school soccer begins for all Door and Kewaunee County teams tonight. All local teams except Luxemburg-Casco are in Division 4. The Spartans are the three seed in Division si...read more
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The Open Door Bird Sanctuary in Jacksonport is close to completing the bird care center building it started to construct this past summer.  Rob Hults, executive director, says that only a few fin...read more
Green Bay will be on the road for six of the final 10 contests, including four of the first six after the bye. The Packers will return to action in Week 8 with a primetime game at the Denver Bronco...read more
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Law enforcement agencies rely on the public in solving crimes and apprehending criminals.  Kewaunee County Sheriff Matt Joski says the public should keep vigilant and report any suspicious behavi...read more
The Packers have won 13 straight home games (including playoffs), the longest active home winning streak in the NFL. It is tied for the longest home winning streak of the McCarthy era (13, 2010-11)....read more
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Area manufacturers are relying on its outreach efforts with schools to help address current workforce concerns. According to the Northeast Wisconsin Manufacturers Alliance, 75% of area businesses expe...read more
The Green Bay Packers and Festival Foods are set to host the 10th annual Festival of Lights at Lambeau Field, Saturday, Dec. 5. The Packers again are seeking assistance in finding a tree. Anyone fr...read more
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The town of Liberty Grove is continuing its plan to opt out of the county’s tower ordinance. The Door County Board of Supervisors voted in September to adopt new regulations concerning the locat...read more
Southern Door, Sturgeon Bay and Algoma have been eliminated from post season volleyball. Gibraltar, Sevastopol and Luxemburg-Casco are still alive and will play Thursday. In Division 2, Southern Do...read more
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Kewaunee taxpayers will receive a bit of a Christmas gift when they open their tax bills this month.  City Administrator Kyle Ellefson says taxpayers in the city of Kewaunee will pay significantl...read more
Nomination papers are circulating in Kewaunee and Door Counties for contested seats for City Councils and mayoral positions.  Kewaunee registration papers have been taken out by Mayor John Blaha,...read more
The Green Bay Packers enter the bye with a 6-0 record. Green Bay is (6-0) for the first time since 2011 (13-0) and for the second time under Head Coach Mike McCarthy. It is the Packers’ fourth...read more
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Auto Week reports that  November, which is usually a soft month for auto dealers, showed 1.32 million new vehicles being sold last month, making it the best November since 2011. Jim Olson, owner ...read more
As part of the nationwide Super Bowl High School Honor Roll initiative recognizing schools and communities that contributed to Super Bowl history and positively impacted the game of football, Green ...read more
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More than 30 people participated in a public hearing in Sturgeon Bay Tuesday night on a request by Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Company to vacate portions of First Avenue and Jefferson Stree...read more
To celebrate America’s veterans and to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Packers’ Super Bowl I victory, Old Glory Honor Flight, in partnership with the Green Bay Packers, has a speci...read more
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   Legislation that could permit the development of a Sturgeon Bay hotel project has been assailed by a state watch-dog group. Matthew Rothschild, executive director of the Wisconsin Democr...read more
The Jim Olson Motors Red Zone was just a few away from hitting the fire code last night. Wautoma High School graduate, former Wisconsin Badgers great and Packers wide receiver and kick returner Jare...read more
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The lack of holiday season snow isn’t stopping naturalists at Peninsula State Park from offering their usual array of December programs. Wildlife tracking, bird identification as well as various...read more
Luxemburg-Casco Spartans drew the #5 seed in Division 3 of the WIAA Football playoffs and will travel to #4 seeded Seymour to take on the Thunder Friday night.  Seymour defeated L-C 19-0 earlier ...read more
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Recently drafted legislation would require all Wisconsin schools to provide some amount of education on healthy relationships and teen dating violence to students in grades 6-12. Many middle and high ...read more
Door and Kewaunee Counties’ high school volleyball teams are ready to embark on the post season. Regional tournament play starts tonight and a number of local teams will play at home in the fi...read more
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More than 40 former employees of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources are expressing concern over what they see as lax environmental regulation and enforcement under Governor Scott Walker&rsq...read more
The Packers, the Bengals and the Broncos are the only three teams in the NFL to reach (6-0) on the season. The Panthers and Patriots still have that chance as they sit at (5-0) after early bye weeks...read more
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Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation updated the public on two upcoming highway projects in Sturgeon Bay Monday night. The work includes reconstruction of Highway 42/57 from Michi...read more
The Jim Olson Motors Red Zone will have a very specials guest tonight at the Chevrolet, Buick and Cadillac store tonight. Former Badgers great and Packers wide receiver and kick returner Jared Abbre...read more
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The desire to spend money during the holidays can be strong despite the need to cover bills often due at the end of the year, such as property taxes. Gay Pustaver of Money Management Counselors says i...read more
The Southern Door Eagles will head into the Division 5 playoffs as a #2 seed and will host #7 Oostburg next Friday. The pairings came out at 11:30 Saturday morning and will feature other teams: Power...read more
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Legislation being drafted by State Senator Frank Lasee (R-DePere) could put an end to a federal lawsuit to prevent construction of a hotel on Sturgeon Bay’s west side waterfront. Senator Lasee a...read more
The Gibraltar Vikings avenged a loss from earlier in the season as they traveled to Oakfield and came away with a victory. The Gibraltar Vikings score the go ahead touchdown and 2 point conversion wit...read more
The Sturgeon Bay City Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday, December 8th at 7 pm at City Hall to address the potential closure of portions of First Avenue and Jefferson Street.   Bay Shipb...read more
The Green Bay Packers look to stay undefeated at home, on the season, and in their throwback duds when they take on the San Diego Chargers at Lambeau Field today. The Chargers are coming off a heart...read more
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The nation’s longest running Christmas bird count will take place again this year, tracking not only changes in local bird populations but how climate change may be impacting their nesting and m...read more
Luxemburg-Casco Boys Soccer defeated Prairie School 2-1 Friday night in Luxemburg.Salvador Garcia had both L-C goals to lead the Spartans.  Spartan goalkeeper Keegan Sewell had 11 savesL-C is now...read more
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Despite mild winter forecasts, organizers of the annual Door County Pond Hockey Tournament say they remain optimistic they will have enough ice to hold their popular event. Thirty teams from across Wi...read more
 (Photos by Ron LeCloux) The Luxemburg-Casco Spartans finished up the regular season with a convincing 34-14 victory over the Marinette Marines Friday night in a North East Conference game bro...read more
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The holiday season can mean lots of traveling to see family and friends but it is also one of the most dangerous times of the year for alcohol-related accidents and deaths. The Door County Sheriff&rsq...read more
Sturgeon Bay fell to (1-8) following a 6-0 defeat to Oconto Friday night on 104.1 WRLU. The Clippers fumbled on the one-yard-line on the opening drive of the game squandering their best scoring opport...read more
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The holidays are a popular time to add a new furry friend to the family. Many parents enjoy the pleasure of seeing the kids find an animal under the Christmas tree. The Humane Society’s Home for...read more
The Southern Door Eagles beat the Algoma Wolves 41-0 Friday night to clinch the Packerland Conference Championship. Nick LeCaptain threw five touchdown passes to four different receivers on his way t...read more
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The holiday season means more time with family and friends, which often means more food and alcoholic beverages. A busy holiday schedule can make it hard to work off those additional holiday calories....read more
The Green Bay Packers have signed TE Mitchell Henry to the practice squad and released TE Blake Annen from the practice squad. The transactions were announced Friday by Executive Vice President, Gener...read more
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A new study finds more than half of community college students surveyed at ten schools in seven states, including Wisconsin, face hunger or homelessness. The study from the Wisconsin HOPE Lab at the U...read more
Lambeau Field is ready for Sunday’s game between the Green Bay Packers and the San Diego Chargers, which will revisit the Packers’ storied past as the team wears their third jersey.The n...read more
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2016 will offer voters an opportunity to elect or re-elect officials to many positions throughout Door County. But running for public office the first time can be a daunting process. The League of Wom...read more
The outright champion of the North East Volleyball Conference is Luxemburg-Casco. Following their three game sweep of Clintonville last night the Spartans were able to celebrate on their home court....read more
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The YMCA of Door County wants to help as many families as possible enjoy the spirit of the holiday season. Members of the community are urged to visit the YMCA’s Angel Tree, which holds the name...read more
Luxemburg-Casco soccer shutout Manitowoc 6-0 Thursday night in one of the final regular season games for any team before the regional tournament starts Tuesday. Salvador Garcia picked up a hat trick...read more
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The Door County Library will help its patrons do more than just read about the stars in the New Year. Starting in January, visitors with a valid library card will be able to check out a telescope. The...read more
Sturgeon Bay’s final game of the season will air tonight from Oconto on 104.1 FM WRLU. The Clippers are not eligible for the post season so their season comes to an end against the Blue Devils...read more
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Curious travelers throughout Door County got a chance to visit unique homes trimmed up for the holidays for a good cause Saturday. Over 100 people visited five homes and the Door County Maritime Mus...read more
The Southern Door Eagles will win the Packerland Conference outright if they beat the Algoma Wolves tonight on 102.1 WRKU. Eagles and Wolves played earlier in the year, in Algoma, in a game that saw t...read more
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A holiday tradition will continue later this month when Sevastopol School District invites the community to its concert series. The school district’s holiday concert line-up takes place over the...read more
  The Luxemburg-Casco Spartans (5-2, 5-3 Overall) will host Marinette (2-5, 2-6 overall) tonight in a North Eastern conference football match-up.  Tonight is senior night in Luxemburg. ...read more
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A new community center in Egg Harbor is closer to becoming a reality. The village hopes to break ground on the estimated $2.5 million dollar project in the late spring of 2016. One major change to the...read more
The most saturated injury report of the season for a Packers game and their opponent was released late Wednesday. The Packers and Chargers each list 11 injured players this week. Here is a look at t...read more
Three Union State Bank branches in Kewaunee, Green Bay, and Two Rivers will reopen Monday under a new name. Baylake Corporation, the holding company for Baylake Bank, announced the completion of their...read more
  Sunday will be the second time quarterbacks Aaron Rodgers and Philip Rivers have faced each other. In the only other matchup, Green Bay won at San Diego, 45-38, in 2011 and Rodgers recorded a ...read more
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The school district in Algoma will now have a chance to put a $4.86 million referendum to voters next April. The Algoma School Board approved the referendum to help with improvements on the elementary...read more
The Milwaukee Brewers may have had a rough year, but some of their efforts have got the attention in the national spotlight. Wednesday, Bob Uecker and Ryan Braun were both nominated for MLB awards. T...read more
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The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will hold a public construction update meeting for two highway projects in Sturgeon Bay at the Sturgeon Bay High School commons on Monday from 5 to ...read more
Wednesday, the Milwaukee Brewers new General Manager David Stearns announced the signing of his assistant Matt Arnold. Arnold comes over from the Tampa Bay Rays where he was the pro scouting director ...read more
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  The Door County Alcohol and Other Drug Coalition, which was organized back in 2007, has a mission to help prevent and reduce substance abuse and related problems by providing leadership, educa...read more
The Green Bay Packers have signed TE Justin Perillo to the active roster from the practice squad, placed S Sean Richardson on injured reserve and signed DB Kyle Sebetic to the practice squad. The tran...read more
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45 people were killed in traffic crashes last month in the state, according to preliminary statistics from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT).  Last month showed to be the fourth...read more
The 2015 Youth Hunt was a massive success in Door and Kewaunee Counties over the weekend. Unseasonably warm weather had young hunters sitting longer and harvesting trophy deer. If your son or daught...read more
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Two Green Bay legislators are bringing groundwater and manure spreading concerns to the floor of the state capitol. Rep. Eric Genrich and Sen. Dave Hansen announced legislation Wednesday that would re...read more
The final night of regular season high school volleyball for most teams was played out Tuesday night. The Packerland Conference Tournament is Saturday at Kewaunee High School and a number of local t...read more
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The Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor is turning to the public for input on how to fight back against an invasive species found in the area. Partnering with other stakeholders, the sanctuary wants to...read more
Sturgeon Bay Soccer is getting their last minute fine tuning in before the regional tournament starts next week. A 10-0 clean sheet against Kewaunee to start the week helped the confidence. Jaden S...read more
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Patients of the Ministry Door County Medical Center’s Dental Clinic will be getting their teeth cleaned at a new location starting next year. Ministry Door County Medical Center has announced t...read more
Sturgeon Bay soccer striker Robbie Hohlfelder needs your help. The Clippers leading goal scorer has been nominated as the state’s high school athlete of the week. Wissports.net has a weekly po...read more
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  A deer hunter was injured while firing his muzzleloader Wednesday morning in southern Door County.  Local DNR Conservation Warden Mike Neal explains what happened. [audio:1203159214...read more
The Green Bay Packers will take on the San Diego Chargers at Lambeau Field on Sunday. It will be the Chargers’ fifth visit to Green Bay and first since 2007. Green Bay is 9-1 all-time against ...read more
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  The Lakeshore Vintage Snowmobile Club will be holding a Snowmobile Safety Class in Luxemburg on December 13.  Anyone born after 1990 must complete the course and you must be at least 12 y...read more
The final week of the regular season will air Friday night for local high school football. Sturgeon Bay will not be eligible for the post season so their season comes to an end at Oconto Friday on 1...read more
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    Sturgeon Bay schools will have an early dismissal today due to a water main leak at the Sturgeon Bay High School.  According to the Sturgeon Bay Schools facebook account, crews wo...read more
Green Bay Packers wide receiver and kick returner Chris Francies played for the green and gold between 2006 and 2008. He was on hand Monday night at Jim Olson Motors to honor the WRLU Team of the We...read more
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It’s the season to be jolly, but for many people the holidays simply mean the blues. Financial hardship, the loss of a loved one or even a lack of warm sunshine can bring people down during what...read more
To kick off the month of October, Luxemburg-Casco volleyball held their annual Pink Out match to raise money for breast cancer awareness. Coach Jeff Frey was proud to report this week that the total...read more
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Lifetime Door County resident, mother and service industry worker Nissa Norton has announced that she will run for Sturgeon Bay City Council’s District 6. Norton says she will work for greater t...read more
The Bay Conference dual swim meet between Sturgeon Bay and Seymour at Seymour that was cancelled on Thursday, October 8th. Clippers Athletic Director Pat Blizel has rescheduled the event for Thursda...read more
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Local non-profits and service agencies say a greater effort is needed to care for the increasing number of pregnant women and young parents, who can easily fall through society’s cracks. Agencie...read more
The streak of consecutive passes without an interception ended for Aaron Rodgers Sunday but the Packers are (5-0). A 24-17 win at Lambeau Field against the St. Louis Rams makes them one of just thre...read more
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Advocates for access to safe and legal abortion in Wisconsin say rural women face an undue burden to receive abortion services. There are now just three medical centers, which provide abortions in the...read more
Fans attending Sunday’s Packers-Rams game donated 10,700 non-perishable food items and $12,715 for the Packers Women’s Association’s 29th Annual Food Drive for Paul’s Pantry,...read more
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A candidate for the Sturgeon Bay City Council has asked for more time and study before making a decision on a request to turn over portions of First Avenue and Jefferson Street to Bay Shipbuilding Cor...read more
Luxemburg-Casco finished fifth at the De Pere Redbird Invite Saturday. In pool play they fell to Hortonville 0-2 (16-25, 9-25), lost to Pulaski 1-2 (25-23, 15-25, 9-15) and got swept by Kaukauna 0-2...read more
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A 37-year-old Kewaunee County man was arrested Monday for the possible possession of explosives. James R. Gigstead  was taken into custody after the Sheriff’s Departments from Kewaunee, Doo...read more
A late touchdown pass broke an offensive stalemate and propelled Freedom to a 10-3 victory over  the Luxemburg-Casco Spartans in a de facto conference championship game heard on 96.7 WBDK. The...read more
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So-called #GivingTuesday may be over, but more than 300 non-profits across Door County are still hoping for holiday season generosity. #GivingTuesday is an online campaign, which began in response to ...read more
The Southern Door Eagles moved one step closer to an outright conference championship beating their rival Sturgeon Bay Clippers 56-7 Friday night. A game that was heard on 102.1 WRKU and 104.1 WRLU s...read more
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City clerks in Kewaunee and Door Counties have handed out nomination papers to area residents interested in running for local political offices in spring. In Algoma, four incumbent City Council member...read more
Meet two of the Packers 2015 rookies tonight at Jim Olson Motors GM store during the Red Zone on 104.1 FM WRLU. Our weekly Packers talk show will start with our “Youth Sports Team of the Week....read more
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Wisconsin's 2015 gun deer season will go down as the deadliest on record since 2007. Three hunters were killed and five reported gunshot wounds. Still, Executive Director of Whitetails Unlimited Pete ...read more
Sturgeon Bay and Southern Door tops our list of local high school football broadcasts tonight. The Clippers will host the Eagles at Memorial Field and we will broadcast the game on 104.1 FM WRLU and...read more
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The importance of environmental education in the classroom will be emphasized in a presentation sponsored by the Climate Coalition of Door County Wednesday evening. Energy education specialist Sara Wi...read more
Sunday’s game will be a matchup of two teams that get after the quarterback, Green Bay (12.98%) ranks No. 1 in the NFL this season in sacks/ pass attempt and St. Louis (11.81%) ranks No. 4. Gre...read more
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The Door County Visitors Bureau will once again do its part to make sure area residents stay warm this winter. Along with the Department of Tourism and other visitor bureaus across the state, the DCVB...read more
Sturgeon Bay lost against Oconto in four sets Thursday night. Scores reflecting Sturgeon Bay first:25-19; 13-25; 18-25; 25-27 Stats for Oconto:Carlee Behnke 18 attack kills; 6 digs; 3 acesBecky Birth...read more
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  The City of Sturgeon Bay Common Council will meet at 7 pm Tuesday in the council chambers of City Hall for the third consecutive time.  Meeting time had been held at noon prior to the Nov...read more
Former Packers Head Coach Lindy Infante, who led the team during the 1988-91 seasons, passed away this morning. He was 75. “The Packers Family was saddened today to learn of the passing of Lind...read more
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Postal Banking might be making a comeback if some prominent politicians have their way.  Senator Elizabeth Warren and Senator Bernie Sanders both support the idea.  Wayne Kudick, a retired s...read more
Tonight on 102.1 WRKU and 104.1 WRLU the Southern Door Eagles (5-2, 4-0) look to inch closer to a Packerland Conference Championship when they travel to take on their rival Sturgeon Bay (1-6, 0-4). T...read more
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Food pantries and employment agencies are feeling the stress of a law that was passed earlier this year affecting food stamp recipients. The Wisconsin State Journal reported that nearly 15,000 people ...read more
The Sturgeon Bay vs. Seymour varsity girls swim meet has been cancelled for tonight. The meet will be rescheduled for a later date. Sturgeon Bay Athletic Director Pat Blizel gave no reason for the c...read more
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A projected $630.5 billion is expected to be spent this holiday season, leading financial experts to remind consumers about how tricky it is to stay on budget. Gay Pustaver of Money Management Counsel...read more
The 2015 NFL season has been filled with injuries for the Green Bay Packers. Two more big names were added to this week’s list including Clay Matthews and James Jones. Jayrone Elliot is back o...read more
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Music students at Algoma School District will find themselves serving as the opener for one of Northeast Wisconsin’s most popular acts. The Algoma High School Choir and Jazz Band will take the s...read more
Former Green Bay Packers wide receiver and weekly WRLU Red Zone host Myles White was promoted to the New York Giants active roster. The move came after the “G – Men” placed tight e...read more
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The Washington Island Ferry has experienced an uptick in traffic later into the season than it is used to. A longer fall color season coupled with deer hunting led to more traffic on the ferry, especi...read more
The Indoor Football League (IFL) is proud to announce its 2016 regular season schedule. The 18-week, 96-game schedule kicks off on Friday, February 26 and concludes on Saturday, June 25. The 2016 se...read more
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One of the biggest challenges military offices nationwide faces has nothing to do with the recruitment of soldiers from rural backgrounds, but finding them when they come home. According to the Journa...read more